Funky Monkey Squares (Hungry Girl 200 Under 200)

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makes 9 servings, 1 square each: 73 calories, 1.5 fat, 13 carbs, 1.5 protein
1 25 calorie packet diet hot cocoa mix
1 medium banana, mashed
1/4 cup egg whites
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup brown sugar, not packed
3 tablespoons splenda no calorie sweetener, granulated
2 tablespoons light whipped butter or light buttery spread
1 tablespoon mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat oven to 325. 

In a glass, add cocoa mix to 1/4 cup hot water.  Stir until dissolved, then set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine all the remaining dry ingredients except for the mini chocolate chips and banana.  Mix well and set aside.

Microwave butter in a small dish until melted, then set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, use a fork to lightly beat egg whites for 1 minute.  Add melted butter, vanilla, and cocoa mixture, and mix thoroughly.

Slowly stir in the dry ingredients in the wet ingredients in the large bowl.  Mix in mashed banana.

Spray an 8 x 8 inch square baking dish with nonstick spray. Pour batter into the dish and top evenly with mini chocolate chips.

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let cool slightly, then cut into 9 squares.


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