No-Bake brownies are gluten-free and made with 3 ingredients. They are moist, fudgy, nutty and delicious; everything that you want in a brownine.
This no-bake brownie recipe is the easiest brownie recipe to make ever! Mix everything up, spread the batter into a pan and enjoy!
Three ingredient brownies taste decadent! The dates, cocoa, and walnuts form a delicious fudge-like chewy texture. Make a batch of these and enjoy them with a bowl of Mixed Berry Ice Cream.
Why this Recipe Works
- No-bake brownies are made with only three healthy ingredients.
- They are naturally sweet, and take just minutes to make!
- You can freeze them.
Here is What You Will Need
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This is an overview of the ingredients and steps to make this recipe, scroll down to see ingredient notes and substitutions as well as a printable recipe card with exact measurements and complete cooking instructions.
Here is How To Make No Bake Brownies
Step 1. Place all of the ingredients into the bowl of a food processor.
Step 2. Blend the ingredients in the food processor until the mixture forms a dough-like texture with small bits of walnuts or blend longer for a smoother texture.
Step 3. Spread the brownie "dough" in a small baking dish. Sprinkle the brownies with chopped walnuts and place them in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
Tip! line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper to keep the batter from sticking to the pan.
Estimated Time To Make This Recipe: 15 to 20 minutes
Ingredient Notes & Substitutions
Dates. The best dates to use in this recipe is Medjool dates. They are soft, deliciously sweet and the perfect texture to blend into a caramel-like paste.
Medjool Date Substitutes. You can do a one-for-one swap of regular dates or dried figs.
Walnuts. Raw walnuts are used to make this recipe. They are soft and rich and blend nicely with the dates into a dough.
Walnut Substitutes. If you don't have walnuts, you can easily substitute the same amount of raw cashews. pecans or almonds in this recipe.
How to Store No-Bake Brownies
Store your no-bake brownies in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Freeze them. Cut them into squares for individual portions, and place them in an airtight container in the freezer for up to three months.
Thaw them in the refrigerator overnight.
- Roll the brownies into balls or press the dough into silicone cupcake or candy molds for no-bake brownie bites.
- Add a drop of peppermint extract for a chocolate mint brownie.
- Sprinkle the brownies with toasted coconut.
- Add ¼ cup of raspberry fruit spread to the batter for chocolate raspberry brownies.
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Click on serving size to scale this recipe
- 1 ¼ cup walnut pieces
- 20 medjool dates pitted
- ½ cup organic cocoa powder
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used