Healthy Raw Dessert Recipes

Delicious no bake, raw, vegan, and gluten-free double chocolate mint bars by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. Enjoy as a healthy sweet snack to boost the blood sugar and overcome a mid afternoon energy slump or eat as a wholesome chocolatey dessert at the end of the day. Be sure to use certified gluten-free oats if you have a true gluten sensitivity. Enjoy!

This Raw Caramel Sauce by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly tastes absolutely amazing paired with fresh apple slices or berries. The perfect healthy sweet treat that only takes a few minutes of blending to make. Gluten, dairy-free, raw AND paleo friendly! You really can't go wrong with this simple and classic recipe that even the children in your household will love.

Heaven on Earth! Raw almond and coconut butter fudge squares by Dreena Burton of Plant Powered Kitchen speckled with real authentic vanilla bean. Dense and smooth with a melt-away-in-the-mouth texture that is pure pleasure with each bite. This simple recipe calls for brown rice syrup, which is a nutritious vegan sweetener, however it is not raw. For a raw version you can substitute clear raw organic agave nectar or if you're beegan some humanely harvested manuka honey.

Photo credit: Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries

Easy peasy raw apple crumble bars by Fee O. of Raw, Fit and Happy made with a simple blend of dates, raisins, nuts, seeds, cinnamon spice, vanilla and fresh fruit. Serve with coconut vanilla bean ice cream for dessert or make a batch for breakfast or brunch and feed the whole family something healthy and delicious!

Succulent pineapple, plump medjool dates, rich coconut and creamy sounds an awful lot like paradise, doesn't it? With this fruity dessert bar recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney you'll experience a burst of tropical sunshine with every delicious bite. Serve for breakfast or for dessert and enjoy!

This wholesome dessert recipe by Eva Hajkova of comes together very effortlessly and is made with the simplest of ingredients. It is completely nut-free and is made with mainly fresh and dried fruits along with one of our favorite superfoods of all: coconut oil. Even children with nut allergies can enjoy this yummy treat! Garnish with a sprinkling of coconut flakes and cacao powder or nibs, and dig in!

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Add a little chocolate Yum to your day with this recipe for Chocolate Cream Caramel Bars by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life! They are chocolatey, dense and will satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way guaranteed. This recipe is easy to make and only requires a few ingredients!

Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen gives us a little something to dream about....ooey gooey sweet and chewy raw vegan cinnamon rolls served warm right out of the dehydrator, with a drizzle of melted stone ground coconut butter and chopped pecans to top. The best thing about this recipe, aside from its decadent deliciousness, is the fact that it doesn't rely too heavily on nuts. Instead Marquis uses soaked dried figs to create a nice cinnamon-roll texture. Gluten free and all raw!

Look at this strawberry "garden" Amy Lyon of Fragrant Vanilla Cake created on a plate. Adorable presentation! Cacao pistachio "dirt", strawberry flowers with lemon ice cream and pistachio crumble and fresh basil leaves. Delicious!

Ulyana Michailov of Kitchen fairy made a light berry inspired mousse with the magical ingredient Irish Moss. It’s amazing. Irish moss is a seaweed that once soaked and blended well into a mixture can cut down the fat portion of your dessert.

Super easy, delicious and perfect for a snack! You only need raw peanuts and coconut butter, blend all the ingredients and enjoy! Thanks to Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica!


Check out this combination of beets, carrots and blood oranges with greens in a sweet orange vinaigrette.  The color combination is lovely, but the sweetness of the salad is delicious and so light. Very healthy and tasty! Thanks to Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake!


Raw Banana Coconut Nanaimo Bars are bars with a  crunchy chocolate crust, creamy vanilla filling and chocolate glaze on top. They are so rich and creamy you  won't believe there is no added sugar.  Thanks to Amy Lyon of  Fragrant Vanilla Cake!

Rich and fudge, these brownies are a healthier version of the original.They include raw almond meal, sprouted oat flour, dried shredded unsweetened coconut, raw cacao powder, medjool dates and small organic bananas. These look  amazing and taste fantastic! Thanks to Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake.

This yummy dessert recipe calls for a dense coconut cream which due to the use of cold pressed coconut oil will set to the shape of your ramekin mold. You can use either cultured almond milk yogurt from your local health food store or make you own using soaked, sprouted, and blanched almonds blended into a creamy, thick puree and cultured overnight with probiotics. You may also choose to emit the yogurt and substitute a few tsp of lemon juice for a hint of citrusy tang. Fresh clementines blend with coconut nectar and vanilla bean to create the thick, sweet fruit "coulis" or puree. A pure and simple dessert!

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Chef Raw Loulou says - "One thing I used to love about Holloween as a child were the 'Toffee apples' (aka Pomme d'amour as the French call them.... such a great name!!) my Mom used to make for us. I felt like making a healthier version of these today, but not using apples, but bananas instead......"

Brunch is served! A gorgeous recipe for yummy banana-pear crepes with a creamy cashew and spiced apple filling. Check out Heather's Just Desserts ebook for more Sweetly Raw recipes including the chocolate and caramel sauce she's drizzled over her crepes in the photo.

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The perfect fall treat that will bring you back to childhood. Crisp apples coated in raw maple caramel with cacao nibs and cashew bits.

In need of a mid day snack to accompany that tall glass of refreshing ice tea? How about these apricot jam bars with sweet apricot puree sitting elegantly atop a light and crumbly coconut flour crust. The flavors of fresh coconut butter, apricots and vanilla will dance on the tongue and uplift the spirit. This recipe requires no dehydration at all, only a brief moment in the fridge to set. Coconut flour is available from a few different companies these days, but we highly recommend Coconut Secrets brand. EnJOY!

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How does one go about creating the taste of butterscotch in a raw vegan recipe? Through lucuma of course! This peruvian superfruit comes in a fine powder that has a deliciously sweet, buttery, graham cracker-esque flavor. Frozen bananas, almond milk, young coconut, maca, vanilla bean, and dates combine with lucuma in this recipe by Heather Pace to create a divine fusion of sweet creaminess! You will not be sorry you tried this out!

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