Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie (Whole Food, Gluten-Free, Vegan, no refined sugars, syrups, or oils, and delicious!)

Creamy pie that is sweet, but not overly sweet, with a rich chocolate flavor. No one will believe it’s actually good for you! Inspired by blog posts from Carrie on Living and Produce on Parade.

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My dog always keeps an eye on food in the kitchen!

Ingredients for 1 pie, about 8-10 slices

Crust:

  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp date sugar (or other natural sweetener)
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch or tapioca starch
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp applesauce
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened non-dairy milk
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Crust dough before pressing into plate

Filling

  • 12 oz silken tofu (extra firm recommended)
  • 1 ½ cup pitted dates*
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • ½ tsp xanthan gum (optional- for texture)

 

* To prepare the dates for the filling, I recommend placing them in a (microwave safe) bowl, covering with water, and microwaving  for 1 to 2 minutes to help soften them and help with processing (drain water before adding to recipe).

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, and lightly grease a 9 inch pie plate.
  2. Add all the dry crust ingredients to a food processor until finely ground. Add in the applesauce and milk.
  3. Press the dough into the pie plate and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse/clean out your food processor.
  5. Add all filling ingredients to it, and process until smooth.
  6. Pour filling into the prepared crust, and smooth out the top, and bake for 22 to 25 minutes.
  7. Top with fresh berries if desired!

 

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