How to Make the Best No Bake Brownies

No baking, no chocolate, no added sugar and still the best? You better believe it 'cos these are not just the best no bake brownies. These are simply the best brownies ever in the history of everness!

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How to Make the Best No Bake Brownies Recipe
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Substitutions. Almonds replace sunflower seeds. Walnuts replace Brazils. Cocoa / cacao replaces mesquite. Prunes replace dates. If you try something else that works do share in the comments!

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I'm a shopaholic ingredient hog so I enforced an ingredient shopping ban until my store cupboard is empty! I should ban myself more often if it results in brownies ala so...

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Why did the short ethnic man cross the road? To buy a whole box of dates of course, you silly billy. It was before the ingredient ban. Promise.

Why did the short ethnic man cross the road? To buy a whole box of dates of course, you silly billy. It was before the ingredient ban. Promise.

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Into the bowl of a food processor --> tip the sunflower seeds -->

Into the bowl of a food processor --> tip the sunflower seeds -->

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--> and 150g (1cup) of the Brazil nuts.

--> and 150g (1cup) of the Brazil nuts.

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Process until you have a rough crumb texture.

Process until you have a rough crumb texture.

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Chuck in the cocoa / cacao powder. I used standard cocoa powder because that's what I had. Apparently cacao is better for you as it's not cooked like cocoa powder. But I'm on a ban so I don't know.

Chuck in the cocoa / cacao powder. I used standard cocoa powder because that's what I had. Apparently cacao is better for you as it's not cooked like cocoa powder. But I'm on a ban so I don't know.

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If using add the mesquite and salt. An exotic ingredient and buy one get one free. Of course I bought it. If you don't happen to have mesquite powder lying around use 50g cocoa / cacao instead.

If using add the mesquite and salt. An exotic ingredient and buy one get one free. Of course I bought it. If you don't happen to have mesquite powder lying around use 50g cocoa / cacao instead.

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Whizz until just combined to a medium-fine crumb.

Whizz until just combined to a medium-fine crumb.

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Finally add the pitted dates and whizz some more. The final mixture should not be too sticky and this may happen if you over-process. Don't fret if you do pet as your brownies will be just as fine.

Finally add the pitted dates and whizz some more. The final mixture should not be too sticky and this may happen if you over-process. Don't fret if you do pet as your brownies will be just as fine.

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Transfer to a bowl and add the remaining Brazils (1/2 cup) that you've magically chopped. I didn't Snap that step so how'd ya know? Get outta my head Snapguider and toss your mixture. Not that toss.

Transfer to a bowl and add the remaining Brazils (1/2 cup) that you've magically chopped. I didn't Snap that step so how'd ya know? Get outta my head Snapguider and toss your mixture. Not that toss.

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Transfer the tossed mixture to a fully lined square brownie or cake tin and press it in to your desired thickness. Refrigerate and wait until hard. The brownies, not you. About 1-2 hours.

Transfer the tossed mixture to a fully lined square brownie or cake tin and press it in to your desired thickness. Refrigerate and wait until hard. The brownies, not you. About 1-2 hours.

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Remove from fridge and pull out the baking paper to release the brownies. Dust with cocoa / cacao and if you wish to be super swish, decorate it with pecans or walnuts.

Remove from fridge and pull out the baking paper to release the brownies. Dust with cocoa / cacao and if you wish to be super swish, decorate it with pecans or walnuts.

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Arrange in a fancy-pants manner and photograph for Snapguide. Oh, you don't have to do that bit --> move along --->

Arrange in a fancy-pants manner and photograph for Snapguide. Oh, you don't have to do that bit --> move along --->

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--> Just chomp and enjoy. Keep the brownies in the fridge for ages or freeze them for even more ages. Make tons and freeze then pop one in everyone's lunchbox for a yummy and healthy treat.

--> Just chomp and enjoy. Keep the brownies in the fridge for ages or freeze them for even more ages. Make tons and freeze then pop one in everyone's lunchbox for a yummy and healthy treat.

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