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Skinny Salted Brownies

The BEST Skinny Salted Fudge Brownies | This easy from scratch recipe is gluten free and delicious. It is low calorie too at only 125 calories/brownie. Homemade is always best and these chewy brownies are everything you want in a sweet clean eating treat! Fudgy goodness along with a slightly savory element from the flaked sea salt will tantalize your taste buds. There is no refined sugar (coconut sugar) and Greek yogurt, applesauce, cocoa powder, and oat flour comprise these beauties! Use plant based yogurt if dairy free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: All American
Keyword: brownies, chocolate, dessert, healthy, low calorie, plain Greek yogurt, salt, salted
Servings: 9 pieces
Calories: 125kcal
Cost: $3.00

Equipment

  • large bowl
  • 8x8 pan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp mini chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 tsp flaked sea salt, divided

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly spray an 8x8 glass pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set pan aside.
  • Add all ingredients, EXCEPT 2 Tbsp chocolate chips and the 1/2 tsp salt, to a medium-sized bowl and mix until combined.
  • Pour batter into the greased glass pan. Smooth out the batter and top with the remaining 2 Tbsp of mini chocolate chips. Then sprinkle with 1/4 tsp sea salt. (You will use the other 1/4 tsp salt after the brownies are baked!)
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until top is slightly crackled. The brownies should be set, but an inserted toothpick should NOT come out completely clean. If it does they are over-baked.
  • Before serving, sprinkle brownies with remaining 1/4 tsp flaked sea salt. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Notes

To make oat flour add oatmeal to food processor or Magic Bullet and blend until consistency of flour.