No-Bake Brownies

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    Total Time
    2hrs 20mins
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based on 4 ratings

Dense, rich no-bake brownies with an unbelievably intense chocolate flavor. (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

recipe updated Dec 12, 2019


  • Pecan halves icon
    Pecan halves
    4 cups (403g)
  • Raisins icon
    about ¾ cup (111g)
  • Dates icon
    about ¾ cup (98g)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    1.32 cups (117g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    2 tsp (5g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    1¼ dashes
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    ½ cup (120ml)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Square pan - 8"

Step preview

  1. Line a clean square pan with parchment paper
  2. Add pecan halves, raisins, dates, cocoa powder, ground cinnamon, vanilla extract, cayenne pepper, salt and orange juice to a clean medium bowl
  3. Blend until fine
  4. Press base into square pan
  5. Add coconut oil, maple syrup and cocoa powder to a clean medium bowl
  6. Whisk until smooth
  7. Pour glaze into brownies
  8. Chill in fridge until firm - approx 2 hr
  9. Cut into squares
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