Recipe Directions

  • 1. Place pecans alone in your food processor and process until the pecans become small and crumbly.
  • 2. Add dates to the raw brownie recipe and process again until the mixture sticks together and the dates are well processed.
  • 3. Add the remaining ingredients to this raw brownie recipe and process again until the mixture turns a lovely dark chocolatey brown. Stop processing before it gets too buttery. (There should still be air between the small bits so that you will be able to press them down into your brownie pan.)
  • 4. Dump the mixture into a brownie dish or small cake pan and press down firmly using your clean hands.
  • 5. Refrigerate this raw brownie recipe for a couple of hours. You do not have to refrigerate it, but it is much easier to slice when chilled. By the way, this is actually a raw brownie recipe that keeps its shape! So it can be good for serving to non-raw fooders because the presentation of this raw brownie recipe is good when chilled.
  • 6. Store this raw brownie recipe in the refrigerator if it lasts that long!
  • PS: For an even more delightful brownie, serve it with this easy, instant raw chocolate icing.

The Rawtarian's Thoughts

By The Rawtarian

Raw brownie recipe -- finally, a raw brownie recipe that tastes like REAL BROWNIES!

I am quite surprised and amazed at how the texture of this raw brownie recipe resembles real brownies--especially after this raw brownie recipe is refrigerated for about an hour or even longer.

My husband thinks this raw brownie recipe needs chocolate icing, but I disagree. I think it's perfect on its own! (But it is true, everything is better with raw chocolate icing on it.)

You can also use this raw brownie recipe as a pie crust or as very chocolately raw truffles.

Good luck trying to keep this raw brownie recipe around for longer than 24 hours. This vegan recipe would be good for about eight small servings. Feel free to double the recipe if you want more or if you want to make it last longer. (I usually double it.)

Advanced optional tip: Throw 1 tablespoon cacao nibs into the mixture after processing and before squishing into pan for fun crunchy texture!

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Nutrition Facts

Nutritional score: 82 out of 100
  • This recipe is very low in Calories, Carbohydrates, and Sodium.
  • This recipe is low in Fat.
  • This recipe is a noteworthy source of Dietary Fiber.

Amounts per 43 g (2 oz) suggested serving

NameAmount% Daily
Calories 187 8 %
Protein 2.5 g 5 %
Fat 12 g 16 %
Carbohydrates 21 g 6 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 13 %
Sugars 16 g
Calcium 26 mg 3 %
Iron 1.1 mg 8 %
Sodium 75 mg 3 %
Source: USDA, The Rawtarian

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I've got a question, and I'm sorry if you've covered this somewhere else but I'm looking for advice. I do not have a food processor and I'm wanting to get one for some of these recipes (I have a Ninja 6-blade blender so I'm thinking that wouldn't work for things like brownies or other drier blend-ups). What size processor should I be looking at? I think 2 cups is obviously too small, but I wonder if the 10-cup ones are too big for making recipes like yours.

So, what's an ideal starter size for a food processor?

Thanks! Love, love, love your website. I saw a girl buying almond milk at the store and wound up giving her your website after telling her it's cheaper to make it (especially if you use things like almond flour or want some fun recipes for the raw pulp). She immediately took out her phone and went to your website to check it out. :-)

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Amazing!! I think I like these even more than actual brownies :-) I'm super happy about these

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I absolutely LOVE these brownies! I make them on a regular basis and can hardly keep them in the fridge they are SOOOOOO good!

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AELee's Review

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I made my first 2-raw dishes last night. First the brownies and then the chocolate icing. The brownies came out perfect. They taste fantastic and no I don't miss the white sugar. I'm so stoked!!!

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Evon 's Review

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BEST!! - this will be my new go-to recipe for every morning tea, dinner party etc... I am going to. So easy to make and taste divine! Even my kids loved them - winning!!! Super keen now to try other recipes on here.

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This recipe was easy and delicious.

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You are gorgeous, Emily! And your brownies look delicious :)

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You are magnificent!!! Thank you for the yummy recipe! A hit at Thanksgiving 😄 ❤️

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These taste amazing.. Like real brownies but with all the goodness instead!

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Absolutely! I'm so glad you enjoyed them Kavitam!

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Hi Beautiful People,

This is a gorgeous recipe, simply gorgeous. However, I used walnuts instead of pecans and after chilled and served, a few of the uneaten brownies became oily. HELP!!! Is there a way to prevent that from happening?

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Hi Mayah!

Too oily means that you processed the batter a little too long in the food processor. Next time, don't go for quite as long :)

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This is really a great treat!

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Hi Germaine,

I'm so glad you enjoyed the brownies :)

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Madisen Lane's Review

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OMG, So I just had a big batch of these, after having your Spaghetti recipe and let me say wow... Absolutely WOW. I've been transitioning from being vegan to being fullyraw for the last few months...I've completed up to 2 weeks being completely raw but starting yesterday, I wanted to jump on being fullyraw with no timeline (hopefully for ever) and I came across your site today. I got everything for the spaghetti zoodles, "tuna salad", brownies/icing, and lemon cookies for under $50 (thanks to Trader Joes) and after making your amazing spaghetti and brownies, I am so motivated for doing this long term now! Thank you so much! <3 ++

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Yay Madisen!! You are rocking it :)

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lindam's Review

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This is yum... My dish was a tad too big... so next something a bit more fitting. I made the icing to go with it. Tastes exactly like the SAD...

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jessicaa's Review

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These are just THE best!! I cannot believe just how good they are!!! Unfortunately, my son wouldn't even try them! Too bad...just means more for me! :)

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A blessing in disguise ;)

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Made these today---took about 5 minutes and they were delicious. I could not have believed how satisfying they were--my curiosity got the best of me, and it was worth it! I am an avid cook and really looking forward to making more. Delving into soups for tomorrow--starting with carrots because that is what I have on hand.

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Awesome Lilly!! Did anyone else try them in your house?

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PaulaM42's Review

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Our favorite dessert! My husband, the ice cream monster, gave it up for THIS. I'm still stunned...

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Lol! Nice job Paula, now that's what I call a success :)

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Marlena's Review

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So easy to make and healthy and delicious. I will make this again and again.

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I'm so glad you enjoyed it, Marlena! Have you had a chance to make the icing yet too? It's easy, and really takes the flavor to the next level.

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I certainly did make the icing and it was the perfect compliment to the raw brownie recipe. I served both at a dinner party this evening with fresh strawberries and cherries and my friend was literally licking the dish. It was a huge success. Thank you so much for bringing this to us.

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Nice job with your dinner party, Marlena!! I bet they were impressed :)

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Made these today with my boys. They loved them and so did I. I didn't have enough walnuts so did half walnuts half almonds, also didn't have enough dates so just did half dates half raisins as that's what I had. Tasted great, will definitely try more raw recipes. Thank you!

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