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Healthy No-Bake Brownies

Incredible vegan no-bake fudge brownies made with simple ingredients like walnuts, cacao, dates, and prunes. These healthy chewy no bake brownies make a great snack or healthy dessert and are delicious straight from the fridge! (Freezer friendly and gluten free)
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 16 servings
Calories 198 kcal


  • 2 cups raw walnuts or cashews
  • 1/2 cup cacao can use cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups Mejdool dates pitted*
  • 3/4 cup prunes
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • flaked sea salt
  • cacao nibs for topping


  •  Line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Add nuts, cacao, and salt in a food processor and process until fine. Add dates, prunes, melted coconut oil, and vanilla. Process until smooth.Press mixture into prepared pan and place in the fridge for 1 hour or in the freezer for 20-30  minutes.
  • While brownies are chilling, make ganache by melting the chocolate chips with the coconut milk. Stir until smooth.Pour ganache over chilled brownies and spread into an even layer. Place brownies in the refrigerator for 5-10 minutes, or until ganache has set.
  • Sprinkle brownies with flaked sea salt and cacao nibs.Cut into squares and enjoy!Store leftover brownies in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 1 month.


* If your dates are dry, soak them in warm water for 10 minutes.


Serving: 1barCalories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 38mgPotassium: 247mgFiber: 3gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 91IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
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