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Please Pass the Tofu for this delicious pie that’s easy to make with a few simple ingredients.

What you need:

  • 10 oz bag vegan semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 12.3 oz. shelf-stable firm silken tofu (Trader Joe’s now carries their version of this)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup raspberries, fresh or thawed frozen
  • 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 9-inch vegan graham cracker pie crust

To prepare:

  1. Put chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave until melted; set aside.
  2. In a food processor or blender, blend tofu till smooth.
  3. Add in the chocolate, maple syrup, and vanilla and blend.
  4. Add in raspberries and confectioner’s sugar and process till smooth.
  5. Spread in pie crust and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight till firm.
  6. Top with more raspberries, or make a raspberry topping by cooking a handful of raspberries and a little sugar in a frying pan.  Top with vegan whipped cream such as freshly whipped Mimic Creme if desired.

12 servings.  Weight Watchers PointsPlus value:  7

Modified from Eating Well Magazine.

 

 

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Need a chocolate peanut butter fix?  Here you go.  These can be made without sugar substituting maple syrup, agave, etc., but I only had sugar in the house so I stuck to the classic preparation.  If you haven’t had these before, they’re yummy, quick, simple, and inexpensive.  Enjoy!

  • 1 cup sugar (classic recipe calls for as much as 1 3/4 cups of sugar so adjust to your liking.  I like mine less sweet)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup smart balance light (you can use any vegan margarine)
  • 4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup crunchy/chunky peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, almond milk, margarine, and cocoa.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, oats, and vanilla.
  4. Drop spoonfuls onto baking sheet lined with wax, parchment, or silcone liner.
  5. Let cool till hardened.  (Sometimes I speed up the process with the freezer).

Makes 36 cookies.   Weight Watchers PointsPlus value:  2 points per 1 cookie.

Veganized from an old classic recipe.

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