Frozen Chocolate Brownie Bars

An easy-to-make healthIER alternative to brownies and fudgy ice cream treats.

Healthy Frozen Chocolate Brownie Bars are also lower in fat than the usual vegan, raw, coconut oil-based fudge. Dates and bananas give this recipe its creamy texture and rich taste.

Frozen Chocolate Brownie Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Tania Van Pelt


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • ¾ cup raw cashews or use ½ cup raw almonds and ¼ cup raw walnuts
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder divided
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 4 tablespoons creamy unsweetened almond butter
  • 4 tablespoons raw organic honey (vegans, use maple syrup or coconut nectar/syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao nibs optional


  1. Put dates in a bowl with warm water, allow dates to soak for 30 minutes, then drain.
  2. Mix together dates, almonds, walnuts, ½ teaspoon sea salt, and ¼ cup cocoa powder in a food processor until well blended.
  3. Spread mixture in a parchment lined 9×5 loaf pan until evenly distributed, and press down gently with a spoon.
  4. Mix together bananas, almond butter, honey, ½ teaspoon sea salt and other ¼ cup cocoa powder in the food processor until well blended.
  5. Spread mixture over bottom layer until evenly distributed. If you have cacao nibs, sprinkle them on top. Place in freezer for 30 minutes.
  6. Cut into 16 squares.
  7. Re-freeze whatever you don’t eat, and enjoy another time.