Yeah all you avocado fans, I’m talkin’ to you. Avocado dessert recipes are my latest obsession and I can’t wait to tell you all about this sweet, delicious goodness. This super easy no-bake chocolate avocado bars recipe is THE most decadent healthy dessert, you won’t even believe it’s avocado (well besides the color of course).

stack of chocolate avocado dessert on white and black napkin

Believe it or not, avocado goes great in desserts because it adds this layer of creaminess without all the bad fats. Mix it with some sweetener and it’s out of this world. That’s why it’s getting all the attention in this dessert recipe because you won’t even believe it’s raw vegan, paleo, Whole30, paleo, keto, etc. The chocolate layer is packed with dates and cashews creating this chocolatey, nutty, goodness. Combine this with the avocado layer and it’s one melt in your mouth dessert bar.

4 step process of making recipe. pouring dates, nuts, and cocoa powder into blender. Hands pressing ingredients into brownie pan

This recipe is a two-step process. You have the bottom chocolate layer and the top creamy avocado layer. The textures of both layers combined make for one delicious dessert!

To make the chocolate layer:

  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth
  • Pour into a brownie pan and press with hands until you have an even layer

avocado in bowl on white background

handing using rubber spatula to smooth avocado dessert in brownie pan

To make the avocado layer:

  • Mash avocado with the back of a fork
  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth
  • Pour into a brownie pan and use a rubber spatula to disperse evenly

avocado dessert in brownie pan on white background

When I embarked on my healthy journey, one of the missions I set out for was finding and creating healthier dessert recipes. I can’t just go cold turkey and cut ALL sweets out of my life – that would be pure torture.

That’s not to say I still don’t indulge in some sugar heavy fat laden dessert, but it’s all about balance in my life. Sometimes I just want something sweet, but I don’t want to feel terrible after doing so.

Healthy dessert recipes have become my savior because it proves to me that eating healthy CAN and DOES taste good. You don’t need to throw away all the food pleasures in life to make some good choices!

chocolate avocado dessert bars on black and white napkin

This recipe is great for warmer months because it is a no-bake recipe. Leftovers store great in the freezer to always keep a healthy sweet treat on hand 😉

Tip: Consume no more than 20 minutes after removing from freezer. The top layer gets soft quick!

 

chocolate avocado dessert bars on white background

So tell me avo lovers, what do you think about this avocado dessert?

If you tried these chocolate avocado bars, let me know in the comments below and share a photo using #mindfulavocado. I’d love to hear from you! Want to see more recipes? Let’s get social! CONNECT WITH ME on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest to see what I’m currently cooking up!

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chocolate avocado dessert bars on black and white napkin

Chocolate Avocado Bars

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These creamy, chocolatey avocado bars are a healthy dessert without sacrificing flavor. Loaded with nutritious ingredients such as avocado, raw cacao, dates, and cashews. This dessert bar recipe is so delicious, you will not believe they are raw vegan, paleo, keto, AND gluten-free.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword dessert with avocado, healthy no bake dessert idea, raw vegan dessert
Prep Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 115kcal
Author Amanda

Ingredients

For bottom layer:

  • 1 cup medjool dates (roughly 10, pitted)
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil

For top layer:

  • 2-3 medium avocados (about 3/4 cup)
  • 4 Tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil

Tools:

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients for the bottom layer to blender or food processor. Blend until dates are smooth and nuts are in tiny pieces.
  • Pour contents into 8 x 8-inch brownie pan and, using hands, smooth out on the bottom of the pan.
  • Place pan in freezer while working on the top layer.
  • Add avocados to a bowl and mash well with the back of a fork.
  • Rinse out blender or food processor and add all ingredients for the top layer and blend until completely smooth.
  • Remove pan from freezer and pour on top of bottom layer in 8 x 8-inch pan and smooth out. Use knife or spatula to smooth out the top layer.
  • Freeze 4-6 hours or overnight to set.
  • Leftovers keep in the freezer. When ready to serve, let sit for 10 minutes before cutting into squares.

Notes

It’s best to not leave these sitting out for too long, the avocado layer can get soft. For best results, store in freezer and remove 10 minutes before devouring, I mean serving 🙂

Nutrition

Serving: 1square | Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.8g | Protein: 1.6g | Fat: 5.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 12.9g

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