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Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

Chickpeas in brownies, are we crazy? It might sound that way, but we think you’ll like this healthier take on one of our favorite desserts using chickpeas and coconut milk. Did we mention they’re gluten-free?

Chickpea brownies, gluten-free

Ingredients

Makes 9 large brownies

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

 

Related: The Amazing Chickpea

  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons canned coconut milk 
  • 1 teaspoon coffee grinds, optional*
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips 
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and line a 9x9 pan with parchment paper (or lightly oil it).
  2. Add all ingredients for the brownies to a blender or food processor and blend until completely smooth.
  3. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 24 to 26 minutes.
  4. Allow brownies to cool at least 20 minutes before cutting and serving.

*You can use instant coffee, or omit this ingredient altogether.

 

Nutrition Facts: Calories: 172; Carbohydrates: 30g; Fat: 6g; Protein: 4g; Sodium: 129 mg; Sugar: 20 g

“Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies.” The Roasted Root, 2014. Web. 21. Aug. 2017.

Related: Easy Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Dill

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.