Raw Brownies, Hallowe'en Style.

Orange frosting.
Brownie dough. 

Happy Hallowe'en, Eve! 

I spent the evening prepping Hallowe'en goodies to share tomorrow at school.  I made raw brownies with pumpkin frosting for a festive black and orange theme.  Warning: my pictures were taken hastily with my camera phone and thus they are crap.  
I swear that the brownies did look pretty in real life!

The base: 2 cups walnuts, 2 cups pitted fresh dates (the big, fat, juicy ones, not the tiny, dried ones), and 1/2 cup cocoa powder
The frosting: 1 cup pumpkin puree and 1/4 cup raw honey

Process the dates and walnuts in a food processor or high powered blender, then mix in the cocoa powder. Press the base mixture into a lined container. Pack in down firmly; you want it to fully set while it chills in the fridge. In a bowl, whip the pumpkin with the honey. Spread this 'frosting' on top of the brownie base. 
Chill the brownies overnight, then slice and serve to all the ghouls and goblins you know.  


  1. I am curious as to what the frosting tastes like - can you descibe it?


  2. Delicious! Sweet, fairly light, not very pumpkin flavoured actually. It was good.

  3. Good question: not like pumpkin pie because it doesn't contain any spices, a bit like sweet potatoes?


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