No Guilt Peppermint Brownies Recipe with Peppermint Essential Oil

This healthy twist on chocolate brownies features Young Living peppermint essential oil.

These fudgy peppermint brownies may look and taste like the brownies you love, but they’re free of the things that your waistline doesn’t. 

The flour, butter, and refined sugar are out in this recipe and replaced them with healthier ingredients such as coconut oil, honey, Peppermint essential oil and black beans. Do black beans sound weird? They may seem like a strange addition to a sweet recipe, but black beans provide a soft, gooey, fudgy texture and have almost no taste—allowing the bold flavours of the cocoa powder and Peppermint essential oil to shine through. Give this flourless peppermint brownie recipe a try.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


420 grams can low-sodium black beans

1/3 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 cup honey

3 eggs

2 drops Young Living Peppermint essential oil


Preheat oven to 180C. Rinse and drain black beans. Melt coconut oil on stove until clear. Blend all ingredients except eggs in food processor until smooth. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk eggs until well beaten. Fold into chocolate mixture. Pour mixture into a greased 20cm x 20cm pan and bake for 25–30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes before cutting. Let cool for another 15 minutes and then serve.

Where to Buy Food Grade Essential Oils in Australia?

Looking for edible peppermint essential oil in Australia. Buy food grade peppermint oil here.

Which Essential Oils can be used with Food?

See a full list of 35 food grade essential oils in Australia here.

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