Superfood Brownie Bars (No Bake)


The best no bake superfood brownie bars packed with healthy fats, fiber, and protein from nuts and dried fruit. These superfood brownie energy bars are  gluten free, naturally sweetened, and taste just like a fudgy brownie! The perfect nutritious treat or snack.


For the bars:

1 cup dates, soaked 30 minutes and drained

1/4 cup walnuts or almonds

1/4 cup pecans

1/2 cup shelled pistachios, divided

1/4 cup shredded coconut

3 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder

2 tablespoon melted coconut oil

1/4 cup dried cranberries (or dried cherries or goji berries)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

For the topping:

4 ounces dark chocolate bar or chocolate chips

To garnish:

1 tablespoon shelled chopped pistachios

1 tablespoon dried cranberries, cherries or goji berries

1 tablespoon chopped pecans

1 tablespoon sunflower seeds

Sea salt, for sprinkling on top


Add dates, walnuts, pecans, only ¼ cup of pistachios to the bowl of a food processor. Process until chunky.

Next add in shredded coconut, cacao powder, coconut oil and vanilla extract. Process again until mixture is chunky and slightly clumping. If mixture is dry, add 1-2 tablespoons of warm water.

Next add in remaining ¼ cup pistachios and dried cranberries and pulse again a few times until pistachios are slightly chunky. Add mixture into a 8×4 inch loaf pan lined with parchment paper, pressing evenly towards the sides of the pan.


Add  chocolate to a small saucepan and place over low heat until melted. You can also microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between until chocolate is fully melted and smooth.

Pour over the bars, tilting pan so that the chocolate covers the bars evenly. Garnish the bars with 1 tablespoon of the following: chopped pistachios, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans. Place bars in the freezer for 20-45 minutes to harden.

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