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Iconic Chocolate Pudding
 

Prep time:                                60 minutes

Prep notes:                              soaking time is for the cashews and dates. If possible let them soak for up to 2 hours.

Cooking time:                            3 minutes

Yields:                                         4 people

 

Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups cashews
18 pitted dates (preferably medjool)
1/2 cup cocoa powder (Penzey's)
1 tsp vanilla

 

Directions: 

Place cashews and dates in a bowl and pour enough water into the bowl to just cover. Let soak for 1 to 2 hours. Pour entire contents in Vitamix or blender along with cocoa powder and vanilla and blend until smooth, aprox 90 seconds. Place in a bowl and enjoy. 

This recipe tastes just like the pudding snacks I had on a special occasion as kid... you know the one I'm talking about with the famous actor as a spokesperson.