Delicious, moist walnut and date brownies from Jennifer Cornbleet. Keeps 1 week in the refrigerator and 1 month in the freezer.

Recipe Directions

1. Process walnuts in the food processor until finely ground. Add dates and continue processing until mixture sticks together.

2. Add cocoa powder and vanilla (optional) until evenly distributed.

3. Add water (optional) and process briefly.

4. Transfer to mixing bowl and mix in 1/4 cup dried cherries (optional) and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts.

5. Press in square container (like a Rubbermaid plastic sandwich container). Chill for at least 2 hours.

6. Top with raspberries or strawberries.

Issy's Thoughts

By issy

Delicious, moist walnut and date brownies from Jennifer Cornbleet.

Keeps 1 week in the refrigerator and 1 month in the freezer.

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wow! these were good! passed the hubby AND kid test!

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add some raw honey to bring in the sweetness- worked great for me!

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I made these tonight and they are good, but came out a little crumbly. I think next time I will use less water. BTW I used carob powder instead of cocoa.

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add some raw honey to bring in the sweetness- worked great for me!

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oh my god! These are by far the best raw 'chocolate' recipe that I've eaten thus far. I'll be saving this one for the 'un'cooked book!

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I just made these brownies yesterday for my dad's birthday and MAN!!! They are SO good, I was almost crying while eating them ahahhaha thx for the recipe!

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addendum: i tried again with unsoaked dates, and it was PERFECT. i did not add water. these are so good. thank you for sharing.

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did i do something wrong? i used soaked dates, and this turned out really, really damp. like a pudding almost. i didn't even add any water. i might try this again, but without soaking the dates.

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my first raw food dessert from this website..these were great..I love chocolate so I also made a chocolate sauce to go on top..2 tablespoons of cocoa poweder to 3 tablespoons of agave..too good..chocolate heaven!!!

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I have Jennifer Cornbleet's book and yeah, when I made these brownies they were SUPER greasy...not too appetizing. But, I checked back here and followed the advice of pianissima and added some almond meal to the mix. I also added a little bit of flax meal and psyllium husks to try to bulk it up and absorb the grease more.

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Wow....

I'm not a huge far of the Lara Bars because they taste too date-y to me, and I was afraid these brownies would be the same story.

Not at ALL! I had to make a second batch so I'd have some to give to my family.

Great recipe, no matter where it came from.

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I love the texture of these. Even my non-raw mom tried a piece and was quite surprised. They aren't very sweet, though...very rich and a little but on the bitter side. I didn't add the extra chopped walnuts in the brownies.

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Ok. I just HAD to write again how good these are! I took them over to the inlaws...who are in their 70's. They LOVED them!

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Ok...I just put them in the fridge. I will try to wait 2 hours. I think I'll warm them in the dehydrator and make some coconut mylk on the side. I'm drooling. I made it with 1/2 fresh vanilla bean and 1/2 cup of macademia nuts. Didn't have dried cherries...but did add in those chopped walnuts. Yummo!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Oh my gosh!! I am making these right now!

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My dad is willing to try some raw food now; sounds like these will help him LOVE it!

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and they were fresh out of the food processor when I ate them so they were warm.

SO GOOD!

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These were so good that I swore very loudly after eating one.

Then I proceeded to eat 7 more. Now I have to make a new batch for my friends.

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amazing~

thank you :)

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ughhhhh wife ate three last night there are only 2 left and the kid wants them for her lunch. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Oh mammmaaaa!

Can't WAIT to try these.

Thanks Issy!

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kids are begging for more!!! Their 1st raw recipe!!!

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I made these tonight and they are good, but came out a little crumbly. I think next time I will use less water. BTW I used carob powder instead of cocoa.

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wow! i made the brownies and added cinnamon, chopped walnuts and dried coconut on top! i just had a little bite and it has to be the best dessert i had since i've got raw!!! thanks for sharing!

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I made these today with soaked brazil nuts, chopped pecans and drie blue berries. Again, another nother that barely made it to the drying tray.

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wow! these were good! passed the hubby AND kid test!

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Not sure what I did to cause the happy days to be crossed off :-/

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OMG! this was incredible. I actually made a batch then had enough stuff to make another 1/2 batch which my husband and I scarffed right up. It really tastes like a real brownie! WOW! Thanks for that recipe!!! :-) Happy days in Vermont :-)

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