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Chocolate Brownies

Yields16 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

These chocolate brownies are a traditional crowd pleaser with it's rich chocolate. They are delicious warm or cold and make a happy addition to any tailgating party or lunch box.

Chocolate Brownies

 ¼ cup Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 ¼ cup apple juice
 4 tbsp Dutch processed cocoa powder
 1 cup brown sugar
 1 egg
 2 egg whites
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
 1 cup all-purpose flour
 ¼ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup semi-sweet or chocolate morsels

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.


Using a paper towel or spray bottle, oil an 8X8 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl combine oil, apple juice, egg, egg whites, sugar and cocoa. Mix until well blended.


Add nuts to batter (if using) and mix to combine. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking powder, add a pinch of salt; mix well.


Combine with the wet ingredients and stir to incorporate until just blended.


Do not over mix. Sprinkle chocolate chips over top; bake 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 261
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g17%

Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 48mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 38g13%
Protein 4g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.