Sunday, February 3, 2019

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookies- Vegan, Oil-Free

These delicious chocolate chip cookies have chickpeas in them! And walnuts!  They are very tasty and healthy, with good Omega oils and proteins.  The cookies are soft inside and crunchy on the outside! The chocolate chips are, of course, a bonus!

INGREDIENTS & Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 350F, 180C or gas mark 4).  Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.



2. Put the following together in a medium mixing bowl and stir until combined:
  • 1 1/4 C. (180 g) pastry flour
  • 1 tsp.     (15 g)  baking powder
  • 1 tsp.     (15 g) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp.  (4 g)  Salt
3. Put the following together into a food processor and blend until smooth:
  • 1 1/2 C. (246 g) cooked chickpeas or 1 can (15 oz), rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 C.    (120 ml) Nondairy Milk
  • 2 tsp. (30 g)   Vanilla or Almond Extract (I used Almond)
  • 1 C. (225 g) packed Brown Sugar


4. Mix in the wet mixture from the food processor with the dry items in the bowl.  Then mix in:

  • 1 C. Chocolate Chips
  • 1 C. Walnut Pieces
5. Place in 1 1/2 Tablespoon scoops on the sheet and into the oven for 15- 17 minutes.  Do NOT over-bake.  Cool and enjoy!

This recipe was derived from the fantastic The Great Vegan Bean Book: More than 100 Delicious Plant-Based Dishes Packed with the Kindest Protein in Town! - Includes Soy-Free and Gluten-Free Recipes! (Great Vegan Book) by Kathy Hester.

And if you love these Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies, you will also love these Double-Chocolate Black Bean Cookies: 
Delicious double-chocolate-orange-bean soft cookies ... vegan and gluten-free ... win-win-win
Find these Double Chocolate Black Bean Cookies HERE

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