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Transcendent Raspberry Cream Bars [Vegan]

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Bring your senses to the next level with the three divine layers of these dessert bars! A crust of puffed amaranth, a chia-berry jam, and a sweet cashew cream frosting make this no-bake dessert a must-have experience. These sweet, creamy bars have a burst of flavor in every bite.

Transcendent Raspberry Cream Bars [Vegan]

This Recipe is :



For the Amaranth Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups puffed amaranth
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • A pinch of sea salt

For the Raspberry Jam:

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon agave nectar
  • A dash of apple cider vinegar

To Make the Sweet Cashew Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 2 tablespoons agave
  • 1/4 cup cashew milk
  • A pinch of sea salt

For Topping:

  • Fresh raspberries


To Make the Raspberry Jam:

  1. Create the night before so the chia seeds thicken the jam. Combine the ingredients together in a food processor, taste, adjust as needed.

To Make the Amaranth Crust:

  1. Combine the amaranth base ingredients together in a food processor. Pulse, press down, and process until combined and sticks together when pressed.

To Make the Sweet Cashew Frosting:

  1. Combine the frosting ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.

To Assemble:

  1. Press amaranth crust into a square, lined pan. Spread raspberry jam on top.
  2. Spread the cashew frosting over the jam layer.
  3. Refrigerate overnight, covered. Slice into bars, top with fresh raspberries, and serve.






Count your colors, not your calories! Vibrant recipes that tantalize your tastebuds. Christa Clark is a vegan blogger with a deep passion for recipe creation, yoga, structural integration, alchemy, writing, researching, art and sharing her plant-based lifestyle with others. Christa encourages others to discover the wonderful benefits of a plant-based lifestyle where you can “count your colors and not your calories!” She is the creator of the vegan blog  Artistic Vegan and author of “Artistic Vegan: Meatless Mainstays for Modern Man” with a new book on the horizon.



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11 comments on “Transcendent Raspberry Cream Bars [Vegan]”

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Chaitanya Reddy
1 Years Ago

WOWWWWWW and more WOW.

Sarahjane Dalley
1 Years Ago

They look yummy

Katie Spencer
1 Years Ago

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Ashley Finer
1 Years Ago

Jennie Knudtson a future project?!

Patricia Peace
1 Years Ago

Melissa Scott

Patricia Peace
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Carolyn Emslie

Carolyn Emslie
09 Jan 2016

Looks very yummy.

German Manzo
1 Years Ago

Nadia Iar please make them????

Ryan Hanratty
1 Years Ago

Joanne Davey make these please


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