Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bites with Walnuts

Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bites with Walnuts

Don't feel guilty about indulging in these bite size brownies with crunchy walnuts because the applesauce keeps them moist without the added fat.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 ounces chocolate, bittersweet, chopped
  • 1/3 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam, seedless
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1/2 cup California walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. In glass bowl, melt butter and chocolate in microwave, stirring once, until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in applesauce, jam and sugar until well blended.
  3. Lightly beat egg with egg white and vanilla. Stir into chocolate mixture. Gently stir in flour and walnuts.
  4. Use light cooking spray to grease mini muffin pan. Spoon batter into pan, filling to top. Bake in 350°F oven until tester comes out clean, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Let cool in pan 5 minutes; transfer to rack and cool completely. Repeat with remaining batter.