Raw Brownies

Happy Monday! Today I'm sharing one of my favorite recipes! I tried this recipe recently and its so yummy! Raw brownies are the perfect sweet treat that are completely healthy, with no added sugar or preservatives. While they are healthy because they are made with 4 natural ingredients, they are still high in natural sugar because of the dates.

Samantha McNeil Blog Raw Brownies Ingredients

1 cup of Dates (pitted and chopped)

1 1/2 cups of Walnuts 

1/3 cup of Cacao Powder (or Cocoa Powder)

1 tsp of Vanilla

To make the brownies I put the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth, occasionally stoping and string the mix so its blends evenly. After  everything is combined I take a cookie dough scoop (slightly smaller than an ice cream scoop) and create the little brownies. This recipe makes about 10 brownies. After the brownies are made I pop them in the fridge so they can harden a little bit and then enjoy!

The first time I made these I used cocoa powder and they were yummy, but the second time I used cacao powder and they tasted so much better, but they were oddly a little oily so I added a little more powder in the end and had to pop the mixture in the fridge for a little before scooping them, but I recommend cacao over cocoa because of the nutrients. 

Samantha McNeil Blog Raw Brownies

Let me know if you try this recipe out! What is your favorite healthy treat?

xx, Samantha 

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