Raw Thin Mint Brownies

From Chocolate-Covered Katie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts (120g)
  • 1 and 1/3 cups pitted dates (230 grams) (I highly recommend Sunmaid, because they’re softer.)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • A few drops pure peppermint extract (depending on how minty you want them… Start with less; you can always add more.)
  • Optional: for even more chocolate flavor, add chocolate chips. Or add cacao nibs.
  • Optional: tiny dash of salt (I always add this and recommend it.)

Directions

Combine all ingredients, using a food processor. (No need to blend the dates first; I just blend everything all at once. Form into brownies or balls or bars… or even cookie-cuttered shapes!

 

 

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