Applesauce Brownies Recipe
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped nuts
16 big servings, 24 servings if you follow the 1 tsp. sugar per
serving guideline of ADA, or try using part sugar/part artificial
sweetener to cut down on calories. The original recipe is almost like
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Combine oil, applesauce and cocoa. Add sugar and stir until
dissolved. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients together and
stir into the mixture.
Pour the batter into a greased and floured (or wax paper lined &
sprayed) 9 inch square pan. Sprinkle on nuts. (Still tastes good if
Bake about 20 to 30 minutes or until top is set but edges are not
dried out. Toothpick will come out clean. Cut into 16 or more
1/16 recipe = 165 calories, 1 starch + 1 fat + 1 fruit exchange 3
grams protein, 27 grams carbohydrate, 7 grams fat, 84 mg sodium
1/24 recipe = 110 calories (1 tsp sugar per serving) 2 grams protein,
18 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fat, 56 mg sodium
Adapted from Quick & Easy Diabetic Menus by Betty Wedman, 1993 Shared
and tested by Elizabeth Rodier Feb 94.
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