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Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Katie Frizzell

Try this healthy spin on a classic cookie recipe! Add protein to your desserts with hidden chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. The recipe can be customized with your choice of flour and oil.

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Yield 18 cookies | Serving Size 1 cookie | 135 cal per serving


  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas/garbanzo beans
  • 1 c flour of choice
  • 1/2 c white sugar
  • 1/4 c brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp oil of choice 
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1/2 c semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Microwave them for 1 minute. 
  3. Mash them with a fork or potato masher or a food processor or blender if you have them. 
  4. Add in all other ingredients except the chocolate and blend well with a hand mixer. 
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips. 
  6. Dollop onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Makes about 18 cookies. 
  7. Bake for 16-18 minutes. 


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