The Best (Vegan) No-Bake Fudge Bars Ever!

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vegan no-bake fudge bars

Would you believe these beauties are easy to make AND good for you? This is a win-win if there ever was one.

Full of good-for-you cacao nibs, almonds, and raspberries, as well as coconut oil AND coconut butter, this is practically health food, people!

vegan no-bake fudge bars

Okay, I’m kidding. But just a little.

Smack dab between cake and fudge, these bars come together super fast and are perfect for this time of year when the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven.

vegan no-bake fudge bars

vegan no-bake fudge bars

But I’m guessing that once you try these, you’ll want to make them all year round …

Vegan No-Bake Fudge Bars

Ingredients:
3/4 c. coconut oil
1/2 c. coconut butter
1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder, plus additional for dusting the tops
1/2 c. maple syrup
pinch of fine sea salt
1/3 c. freeze dried raspberries
1/4 c. roasted unsalted almonds, coarsely chopped
2 T. cacao nibs

Instructions:
1. Line a 9 x 5 loaf pan with parchment paper in both directions; set aside.

2. Combine coconut oil and coconut butter in a medium bowl set over a pan of hot water — stir till melted and emulsified.

3. Whisk in the cocoa powder till smooth. Whisk in the maple syrup and salt.

4. Fold in the raspberries, almonds, and cacao nibs and pour mixture into your prepared loaf pan. Chill for at least an hour.

5. Using your parchment paper “sling” to assist, transfer the bars to a cutting board; cut into desired shapes and sift with additional cocoa powder.

from Gourmande in the Kitchen

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