Serves 16

Applesauce replaces part of the butter and Equal® adds sweetness to these brownies made with both cocoa and chocolate chips.


  • 24 sticks Equal Classic Zero Calorie Sweetener
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chopped walnuts, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine Equal Classic Zero Calorie Sweetener, flour, chocolate chips, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Beat butter, applesauce, eggs and vanilla in a separate medium bowl until blended. Stir in flour mixture until blended. Spread batter in prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired.
  4. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when gently touched. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.
    Serves 16.

Nutrition Information (per serving)

Calories: 110
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Sodium: 118 mg