Strawberry, Applesauce and Fudge Brownies

Serves 12

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking/baking spray
  • 1 package sugar free chocolate fudge brownie mix (about 12oz)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup egg whites (or 2 whole eggs)
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 ounce chocolate for drizzle, dark or semisweet (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 8x8 inch (at least 2 inches deep) square baking pan with nonstick baking spray (lightly).
  3. In a large bowl, combine package of brownie mix, applesauce, pecans, egg whites, and oil. Mix until evenly combined.
  4. Spread brownie batter evenly into the baking pan. Sprinkle with chopped strawberries.
  5. Bake brownies for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting.
  6. (Optional) In a small heavy saucepan melt the chocolate (dark or semisweet) over low heat and drizzle over the brownies.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • 165 Calories
  • 9g Fat
  • 1 mg Cholesterol
  • 98 mg Sodium
  • 27 g Carbohydrates
  • 4 g Fiber
  • 2 g Sugar
  • 2 g Protein

Source: Diabetic Living Online
Photo Credit: Samuel Webster / Flickr

In the event you find this recipe inappropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions.

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