Cacao Pecan Pie Bars

A great way to incorporate more living foods into our diet is through delicious desserts. Cutting out highly processed sugar and flour found in most cooked desserts can have a profound effect on our health.

Here’s a great recipe for a raw dessert that will satisfy the chocolate lovers in your life!

Pecan Pie Topping

1/2 cup pecans

1/2 cup packed pitted dates

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp freshly squeezed orange juice

Using a food processor, blend pecans into small pieces. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until mixed evenly and sticky.

Chocolate

1/2 cup cacao butter (I use Navitas)

1/2 cup raw cacao powder

3 Tbs raw local honey

1 tsp vanilla extract

Melt cacao butter in double boiler over low heat. Pour in mixing bowl and add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Pour chocolate on paper and spread evenly. Add pieces of pecan mixture to the chocolate. Freeze for 15-20 minutes. Cut into small squares and enjoy!

This recipe was inspired by Ani Phyo’s Pecan Pie Cookies

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