15 rich and filling vegan desserts made with nuts
The nuts offer an excellent crunchy texture and a creamy buttery taste that goes very well with sweets. They are also rich in omegas and antioxidants, and offer several other health benefits. Here are 15 nut desserts that will have you obsessed with this amazing seed!
1. No-Bake Cranberry Walnut Pie
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This no-bake cranberry-nut pie from Angelina Papanikolaou is a delicious, fruity and colorful dessert. Plus, it’s so easy to do! The crust is a mixture of nuts, coconut and dates. All you have to do is put everything in your food processor and let it do all the work. Perfect for busy holiday dinner parties.
2. Blueberry Walnut Crumble Bars
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These healthy blueberry nut crumble bars from Caroline Doucet are made with nuts, oats, dates and a few other basic ingredients. Take them for a quick breakfast or snack, or serve them with ice cream for dessert.
3. Baked pears with coconut cream, toasted walnuts and dark chocolate drizzle
Source: Baked pears with coconut cream, roasted nuts and dark chocolate drizzle
All the flavors added to this dessert complement each other and create a balanced taste and texture. Pears are mild, naturally sweet and aromatic. The nuts are slightly sweet to bitter, with buttery earthy tones and a crunchy texture. Finally, the addition of whipped coconut cream to the pear-nut combo gives this dessert a silky, elegant feel, topped with a decadent dark chocolate drizzle. These baked pears with coconut cream, toasted walnuts and a drizzle of dark chocolate from Teri Macovei are spectacular!
4. Carrot Nut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Source: Walnut Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This gluten-free Carrot Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting from Rhea Parsons would make a wonderful dessert for Easter. Or for after Passover. Or for a wedding. Or for any day. Enjoy!
5. Ginger nut slice
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If you are looking for a sweet and hot dessert? Look no further than this slice of ginger and nuts from Sara Kidd. The nuts add a wonderful texture to them and bring out the delicious flavor.
6. Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Cookies
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These Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Cookies from Medha Swaminathan are healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast or as a snack, yet delicious enough for a satisfying dessert. Made from rolled oats, they’re completely vegan and gluten-free, and they come together in 25 minutes or less!
7. Date and Walnut Fudge
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Nuts provide healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Nuts are rich in antioxidants. Nuts are good for the brain and promote healthy aging. Walnuts are exceptionally nutritious nuts. Dates are an excellent natural sweetener and full of benefits. Roasted walnuts give this date and nut fudge from Namita Tiwari a delicious taste. Fudge makes a guilt-free dessert and festive dessert.
8. Caramelized Walnut Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting
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This gluten-free cake is topped with a rich coffee cream frosting and caramelized nuts. Make this Caramelized Walnut Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting from Clémence Moulaert part of your holiday dessert!
9. Blueberry Tartlets with Oatmeal and Walnut Crust
Source: Blueberry Tartlets with Oat and Walnut Crust
These wonderfully tangy blueberry tarts with oat and nut crust from Travis Piper have a delicious blueberry filling and a perfectly crispy oat nut crust. They’re the perfect holiday dessert if chocolate treats aren’t your thing.
10. Candied Walnut Caramel Pudding
Source: Caramel and candied walnut pudding
This butterscotch and candied walnut pudding from Fabio Gallo is a simple, easy and quick dessert that will look great at the end of a meal. The creamy caramel pudding is made with soy milk and brown sugar, then topped with a few homemade candied nuts.
11. Raspberry Walnut Chocolate Protein Brownies
Source: Raspberry Nut Brownies Packed with Chocolate Protein
These Raspberry Walnut Chocolate Protein Brownies from Renee Sexton taste creamy, sweet and decadent, but they’re surprisingly healthier than most desserts you’ll bite into. They’re made with beans and nuts, so they’re packed with tons of protein and healthy fats. Plus, they taste incredibly delicious.
12. Cherry pie with hemp seeds and walnuts
Source: Cherry pie with hemp seeds and nuts
Ahh…cherry pie. This raw vegan version is very delicious! The filling is simply cherries and the crust is made with hemp seeds, walnuts, coconut oil and any sweetener you like. It’s super healthy for your heart and brain! You have to try this hemp seed and walnut cherry pie from Emily von Euw.
13. Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake with White Chocolate
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This stunning Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake with White Chocolate from Florian Nouh is a dessert dream. It’s creamy, sweet and decadent with delicious fall flavors. Not to mention, it’s made with minimal prep and ingredients—no hours of waiting between steps. Do yourself a favor and bake this decadent cheesecake for your family, friends, holiday party, or just for yourself.
14. Banana Cream Pie
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Caramelized bananas smothered in a creamy homemade vegan pudding sit on a nutty nut crust in this delicious banana cream pie from Nicole Dunai. A thick layer of coconut whipped cream completes this delicious summer dessert. Layers of yum on a compound of yum make slices of pure heaven.
15. Banana Bread Cake Pops
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These Banana Bread Cake Pops from Kirsten Kaminski are an innovative, bite-sized take on the classic dessert. These decadent treats are made with chewy banana bread dough filled with crunchy nuts and coated in a delicious chocolate shell.
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