This no-fat brownie recipe uses egg whites and puréed dates in place of the fats normally used. - Submitted by Sheila.
6 ounces pitted dates
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
6 large egg whites
5 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease 8-inch square baking dish and set aside.
- Combine dates and water in blender and purée until smooth. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl; set aside.
- Combine egg whites, sugar and vanilla in another bowl; add date mixture and mix well. Stir in flour mixture until just mixed. Pour into prepared baking pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 12 brownies.