Recipe: Whole-wheat zucchini brownies

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Recipe: Whole-wheat zucchini brownies
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1 cup white whole-wheat flour

1/3 cup baking cocoa

1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon coarse salt

1 cup dark chocolate morsels, divided

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 large egg whites

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1-1/2 cups grated zucchini (about 3 medium)



PREHEAT oven to 350 F. Line 9-inch-square baking pan with foil.

COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.

MELT 3/4 cup morsels in large, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in oil, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg whites and vanilla extract. Stir in flour mixture; fold in zucchini. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining ¼ cup morsels over top.

BAKE for 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Lift brownies from pan; cut into 16 squares. Store in airtight container for up to 5 days.


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