Brownies with Avocado Frosting
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Recipe type: Desserts and treats
Cuisine: All
 
Who doesn't love a rich chocolaty brownie? A long-time favorite with all ages, brownies can now be added to the "healthy dessert" list. Adding avocado and using the right healthy ingredients transforms calorie dense brownies into healthy-brownies -those that contribute to our health rather than detracting from it. Sure to become a family favorite!
Ingredients
Base
  • 1½ cups walnuts
  • 1 cup dates, soaked at least 30 minutes and drained
  • ⅓ cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • Place walnuts in food processor and process until broken down and crumbly.
  • Add dates and cocoa and process until well combined. Spread into a small dish or pan.
Frosting
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid
  • ¼ cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
Instructions
Base
  1. Add dates and cocoa and process until well combined. Spread into a small dish or pan.
Frosting
  1. Place all ingredients into the food processor and blend until smooth. Spread over
  2. the brownie layer. Place in fridge to firm up then cut into bars.
Recipe by BlendedBites at https://blendedbites.com/article/super-foods/nutrient-dense-desserts-and-treats-brownies-with-avocado-frosting/