chocolate chickpea cookies

Legumes in snacks, what a great idea! These chocolate and chickpea cookies have a great texture and are tasty too.
Cholate Chick Pea Cookies

Legumes in snacks, what a great idea! These chocolate and chickpea cookies have great texture, are gluten free and are a fantastic way to include some legumes into your snack times. The chocolate also helps to mask the chickpea flavour.

Makes: 10
? Prep: 10 mins    Cook: 30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 425g can chickpea, drained (use leftover liquid to make egg free meringue)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • ½ cup chocolate (you can use dark choc chips, dark choc melts roughly chopped or even your fav block chocolate roughly chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Mix together chia and water and leave to thicken for 5 mins
  3. Drain chickpeas and rub dry in a clean tea towel
  4. Place all ingredients in a food processor (except choc chips)
  5. Process for 20 seconds, or until mixture smooth and combined
  6. Stir in chocolate
  7. On a lined baking tray, place tablespoons of mixture onto tray
  8. Flatten slightly
  9. Cook for 30 minutes
  10. Allow to cool on a cooling tray
    Chocolate Chick Pea Cookies 1


For a real taste sensation try a combo of white and dark choc.

You could try substituting some of the chocolate with dried fruit.

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