raw brownie

Who doesn’t like brownies? This recipe turns a generally dairy and gluten-filled dessert into a healthy raw brownie that tastes amazing! Best of all you don’t need to turn on the oven and these 3 ingredients brownies are ready in a few minutes.

Ingredients:
1 cup dates
¼ cup cocoa powder
1 cup walnuts*

Instructions:

  1. If your dates are dry soak in warm water for 10 minutes, then drain and keep the water aside.
  2. Place walnuts in food processor or Vitamix and process until they resemble a fine crumb mixture.
  3. Add the cacao powder and pulse until combined.
  4. Add the dates to the food processor a bit at a time until it forms a dough like consistency. You may not use all the dates. If the mixture is dry add a bit of the date water.
  5. Remove the dough and place it onto a piece of wax or parchment paper and shape the dough into a large square that you can cut later or form the dough into balls.
  6. Place the brownies in a container and freeze for at least an hour. They will keep in the freezer for at least 1 month.

* The walnuts can be substituted for almonds, hazelnuts or pecans.