Low Fat Peanut Butter Cup Blondies
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Recipe type: Snack
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Yield: 16 bars
 
Makes 16 squares
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup oat flour*
  • ½ cup stevia baking formula (or 12-14 packets of stevia)
  • ½ cup sucanat (palm coconut sugar, or another raw brown sugar)
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened vanilla Almond Breeze (or milk of choice)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites (I used carton egg whites)
  • 4 fun size Reese peanut butter cups (or 2½ large ones), roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Spray an 8x8 pan with cooking spray.
  2. In one bowl mix together oat flour, stevia, baking powder, salt & chocolate chips.
  3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg & egg whites, add sucanat, vanilla, applesauce & milk.  Whisk until sugar dissolved.  Add in peanut butter and mix until blended.
  4. Add the wet mixture to the dry and stir until combined.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and place peanut butter cup pieces on top.
  6. Bake for 19-20 minutes until firm to the touch and a toothpick comes almost clean.
Notes
* To make oat flour, just grind up old fashioned or quick oats in a blender or food processor.
Nutrition
Serving size: 1 square Calories: 112 Fat: 5 g Carbs: 17 g Sugar: 8 g Sodium: 70 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 3.5 g
Recipe by Busy But Healthy at http://www.busybuthealthy.com/healthy-peanut-butter-cup-blondies/