A healthy and very tasty surprise for a birthday party.

Serves: 6 people                        Time : 30 minutes plus at least 2 hours in the fridge

Ingredients

8 fresh pitted dates
140 g finely ground pecan nuts
30 g cocoa powder or carob powder
1 teaspoon powdered vanilla
100 g whole pecan nuts, chopped into chunks

Directions

Blend the dates in a food processor to a paste and pour into a bowl. Add the finely ground pecan nuts, the cocoa powder (or carob), the powdered vanilla and the chopped pecan nuts. Knead all ingredients well and form small rectangles using a cookie cutter or by hand. Don’t press too hard to keep some air in the brownies.
Keep in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
Can be kept 3 days in the refrigerator or 2 weeks in the freezer.