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Raw Cherry Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These raw cherry brownies are a decadent chocolate cherry dessert. They are naturally sweetened with dates and dried cherries, which adds to the richness of this smooth chocolate brownie. Crunchy almonds and chewy cherries give it a texture that will leave you wanting more.

Raw Cherry Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]




  • 1 1/2 cups of dried cherries
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dates (roughly 4)
  • 1/2 almonds, chopped


  1. Soak 1 cup of cherries in water for an hour.
  2. Place 2 cups of walnuts in a food processor and process into a granular flour.
  3. Add 1 cup of cacao powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt to the food processor and process until smooth.
  4. While the food processor is running, slowly add 1 cup of soaked cherries and 1/2 cup of dates and process until smooth.
  5. Fold in 1/2 cup of cherries and 1/2 cup of raw chopped almonds.
  6. Press the brownie batter into lined 8×8-inch brownie pan and freeze for 2 hours to set.
  7. Remove the brownies from the freezer, cut into 8-12 squares, and serve.





Quick and easy snacks and lunches to power your day. Jesse Lane Lee, BSc, CNP is a cheerful Holistic Nutritionist, motivating speaker, cookbook author and wellness writer. She is the founder of Jesse Lane Wellness, a web-based holistic nutrition practice and holistic recipe resource. Jesse Lane is passionate about nutrition helps positive and vibrant individuals unlock the incredible healing power of food and reclaim their health. She recently released a new cookbook called Healthy Dairy Free Desserts which contains over 30 recipes with pictures. Get a FREE copy of my 15 page Guide to Natural Sugar Substitutes here!



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5 comments on “Raw Cherry Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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Cat Abbott-young
1 Years Ago

making them for the kids, yum

Gustavo Ayres Netto
1 Years Ago

Aline Y Kolde

Gustavo Ayres Netto
1 Years Ago

Aline Y Kolde

Charmaine Hutchinson
1 Years Ago

They look great

Aaron Hutchinson Lmt
1 Years Ago

Lindsay Korsch Lmt sounds fantastic


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