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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chickpeas

Adapted from Ariel Bari
Servings 16 cookies
Author Natalie

Ingredients

For the cookies:

  • 170 grams cooked chickpeas can be strained out of a can or frozen and thawed
  • 30 grams natural peanut butter
  • 50 grams dark brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 150 grams dark chocolate 70% cocoa solids coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 Celsius degrees, and arrange baking paper on a baking tray.
  2. In a large bowl, place chickpeas, peanut butter, sugar and salt, and grind in a food processor or a stick blender until smooth.
  3. Add baking powder, baking soda and about 100 grams of chopped chocolate and mix with a spatula only until soft dough is obtained.
  4. Using wet hands, create small balls of cookies and place in intervals on pan.
  5. Sprinkle with some more chopped chocolate on the top of the cookies and flatten them slightly with your hands.
  6. Bake the cookies for 13-15 minutes or until golden and set on the sides, but still slightly soft in the center.
  7. Cool completely and serve.

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