Raw Pecan Fudge Brownies

Raw Pecan Fudge Brownies

Chocolate lovers rejoice! These gluten-free brownies are delicious and decadent with a twist. By using pecans instead of the traditional walnuts, plus dates and orange zest we’ve put a unique tasty spin on a old-favorite.

  1. Makes: 10
  2. Time: 15 minutes prep, 2 hours rest

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups pecans
  • 1/2 cup Great Lakes Gelatin Collagen Hydrolysate
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  • 1 cup (packed) pitted Medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Directions

  • Place 1-1/4 cups of the pecans in a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Process until finely ground, about 30 seconds.
  • Add the collagen, cocoa powder, and orange zest. Process to combine.
  • Add the dates, water, and vanilla. Process the dates are finely chopped and the mixture holds together when pinched between your fingers, 30-60 seconds.
  • Transfer the mixture to the parchment-lined loaf pan. Press into the pan firmly and evenly.
  • Chop the remaining 1/4 cup pecans, scatter on top of the brownies, and press gently to adhere.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours. Cut into squares and serve.
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