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Makeover Moist Fudgy Brownies Recipe

Makeover Moist Fudgy Brownies Recipe

These makeover brownies are still rich and moist and full of the chocolaty goodness of the original recipe. The changes cut the calories by more than a quarter, fat by nearly half and saturated fat and cholesterol by about 60%.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 jars (2-1/2 ounces each) prune baby food
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugars, baby food, oil, vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to the chocolate mixture; mix well. Stir in nuts.
  • 2. Spread into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 each) equals 221 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.