Peanut Butter & Chocolate Frownies

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I have been on a mission to create some healthy, vegan sweets and I think I may have found something perfect for everyone. I often bring my creations into the office after a weekend of baking but sadly no one was overly excited to try my raw, vegan brownies. So much so that one of my collegues shouted out they should be called frownies! How rude! Reluctantly, everyone tried one and in the end they all smiled suprised how good a brownie could be without butter, sugar, eggs and flour. Trust me, you need to give these a try, I promise you they are so moist, gooey and yummy and I am sure theyโ€™ll make your family smile!

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes / Serves: 12

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup walnuts

  • 1 1/3 cup dates

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

  • 1/2 cup organic cacoa powder

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions:

  1. Pulse all the ingrediends in a food processor.

  2. Place the mixture in an 8โ€ baking dish lined with parchment paper.

  3. Press the mixture down and sprinkle with pecans

  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour then cut into 2 inch squares

What is cacoa powder?

Cacao Powder is made from pressing the nibs into a paste. This removes the fat, further concentrating the minerals and antioxidants, and deepening both the taste and color.

Cacao is one of natureโ€™s most powerful superfoods. Unprocessed in its whole-food form, Cacao delivers an abundance of antioxidants and nutrients that positively impact brain and cardiovascular health. Whatโ€™s more, Cacao also enhances the effectiveness of other minerals and nutrients in the body.

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