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Healthy Recipe of the Week

Chickpea Cookie Dough

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  • 1 can of Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • ½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter (unsalted recommended)
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 ½ tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Ground Chia Seeds
  • ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips (mini recommended)


Drain and rinse chickpeas. Place in a paper towel and dry off. Remove any loose skins and discard. Add chickpeas, peanut butter, vanilla extract, maple syrup, and cinnamon to a food processor or high-powered blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add the ground chia seeds to the food processor or high-powered blender. Blend until everything is combined. Add chickpea cookie dough mixture to a small bowl. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Serve immediately or can be stored in the refrigerator for several days.


YMCA of Greater Seattle. (2021, May 21). Recipe:  Chickpea cookie dough. YMCA of Greater Seattle Blog.

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