No Bake Peppermint Brownies

Prep Time 10 min Serves 9 large squares or 18 small squares     adjust servings

A healthier holiday treat!


  • 2 cups raw pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 10 medjool dates (soaked for 20 minutes prior to using)
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract (if you want a more subtle flavor, use 1/2 tsp)


  1. In a food processor , combine the pecans, chocolate chips and cacao powder. Mix well, but be careful not to over mix so you get nut butter.
  2. Drain the soaking dates and add them into the food processor with the peppermint extract.
  3. Mix until everything is combined.
  4. Line an 8x8 glass baking dish with parchment paper.
  5. Press the mixture down into the baking dish .
  6. Place in the fridge to firm up.
  7. Once firm, cut into squares.
  8. Store in the fridge or even freeze them.


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