Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

So these brownies sort of started as an accident.

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I wanted to try my hand at making blondie brownies, but while gathering all the necessary ingredients I realized I was all out of chocolate chips.

Determined to still make some tasty brownies, I altered the recipe so now they are no longer blondie brownies, but just regular old chocolate brownies.

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Still absolutely delicious! So all is good! πŸ™‚

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Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

Adapted from Healthy High

  • 1 can (540mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

First, grease an oven safe baking dish with some vegan butter or cooking spray. I used a 9.5 x 7.5 baking dish, so anything with similar dimensions should work just fine!

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

Add all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.

Spoon the batter into the baking dish and smooth out.

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Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the brownie comes out clean.

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Remove from the oven and allow to cool. These brownies are super moist, so make sure they are completely cooled before you try cutting them and/or removing them from the dish.

This recipe makes about 12-14 pieces.

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Nutrition information per brownie square (in a 14 piece serving):

  • Calories: 144
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Sodium: 272mg
  • Carbohydrates: 17.7g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Sugar: 6.3g
  • Protein: 3.9g

I love how healthy this dessert is. I feel much less guilty about eating several of these… πŸ˜‰

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