Raw Dark Chocolate Brownies
 
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Serves: 24 brownies
Ingredients
  • Raw dark chocolate brownie base
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • 1½ cups walnuts, almonds, or a combination of both
  • ½ cup cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup mix-ins (optional) Try chia seeds, flax, cacao nibs, coconut, freshly ground coffee beans...
  • Raw chocolate ganache
  • ½ cup cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 2-4 tablespoons maple syrup or honey, depending on how sweet you'd like it
  • pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Combine nuts and cacao powder in a food processor. If yours is large enough, add in the rest of the brownie ingredients. If not, work in batches and pour all processed ingredients into a large bowl and squeeze it together using your hands until if forms a lump. Press brownie base into a 9x13" pan for thin brownies or a 9x9" for thicker brownies. Refrigerate.
  2. Heat a small saucepan over low heat and stir together all raw chocolate ganache ingredients until smooth. Pour over brownies and cover. Refrigerate one hour before serving. Keep refrigerated.
Recipe by Jellibean Journals at http://www.jellibeanjournals.com/raw-chocolate-brownies/