These No-Bake Vegan Brownies are rich and fudgy, really indulgent and secretly healthy! They’re really easy to make and require just 5 ingredients!
Why you’ll love these No-Bake Vegan Brownies:
- they’re rich and fudgy
- they’re super indulgent
- they’re filling and satisfying
- they’re perfectly sweet
- they’re secretly healthy
- they’re a source of protein and fibre
- they’re easy to make
- they’re refined sugar free
- they’re grain-free
- they’re paleo-friendly
- they’re nut-free optional
- they’re oil-free
- they’re date-sweetened
- they take just 15 minutes to make
- they’re made with just 5 ingredients
- they’re great for meal prep!
How to make these No-Bake Energy Bites
Scroll down to the bottom of the post for the full recipe.
- Place the dates, walnuts, almond butter, cocoa powder and salt in a food processor.
- Blend until combined but still retaining some texture – it needs to be sticky enough to be able to easily stick together.
Tip: Be careful not to over-blend, as the mixture will become very greasy as the oils will be released from the nuts.
- Smooth over the top.
- Decorate with goji berries and chopped pistachios, if desired.
- Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes for it to firm up before cutting.
- Remove from the loaf tin and cut into pieces.
How long do these No-Bake Vegan Brownies keep for?
These No-Bake Vegan Brownies keep covered in the fridge for a good few days.
Substitutions you can make to this recipe:
- you can substitute the walnuts with any other nuts or seeds: almonds, cashew nuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds etc
- you can substitute the almond butter with peanut butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter or tahini
- you can substitute the dates with raisins, prunes or dried apricots
- for a nut-free version, use sunflower seeds instead of walnuts, and use tahini instead of almond butter
- you can add 1 tablespoon of desiccated coconut for coconut flavour
- you can substitute the cocoa powder with cacao powder
- you can add chocolate chips
- you can drizzle over melted dark chocolate.
More vegan no-bake desserts:
- Chocolate Pudding Pots
- Chocolate Truffles
- Strawberry Trifle
- Key Lime Pie
- Blueberry Cheesecake
- Cookie Dough
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
- Healthy Peanut Butter Balls
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No-Bake Vegan Brownies (Gluten-Free)
To decorate (optional):
- Goji berries
- Pistachio nuts , chopped
- Place all the ingredients in a food processor
- Blend until combined but still retaining some texture – it needs to be sticky enough to be able to easily stick together. However, be careful not to over-blend, as the mixture will become very greasy as the oils will be released from the nuts
- Transfer the mixture to a loaf tin lined with greaseproof baking paper (I used a one-pound loaf tin)
- Smooth over the top
- Decorate with goji berries and chopped pistachios, if desired
- Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes for it to firm up before cutting
- Remove from the loaf tin and cut into pieces
- Keeps covered in the fridge for a good few days
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