Indulge in a guilt-free treat with these delicious Chickpea Brownies. Packed with protein and fiber from chickpeas, these brownies are a healthier alternative to traditional brownies without compromising on taste. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without the guilt!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and lightly grease a 9×9 inch baking dish.
  2. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, almond butter, maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt. Blend until smooth.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the brownies cool before slicing into squares and serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 160 || Total Fat: 8g || Saturated Fat: 1.5g || Cholesterol: 0mg || Sodium: 110mg || Total Carbohydrates: 18g || Dietary Fiber: 4g || Sugars: 8g || Protein: 5g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. High in protein and fiber from chickpeas
  2. No refined sugar, sweetened with maple syrup
  3. Rich chocolate flavor from cocoa powder
  4. Easy to make and perfect for a healthier dessert option
  5. Fudgy and delicious texture that you won’t believe is made from chickpeas

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter to prevent a dense texture.
  2. Avoid overbaking the brownies to keep them moist and fudgy.
  3. Ensure the chickpeas are well blended to avoid a grainy texture in the brownies.
  4. Do not skip the baking powder as it helps the brownies rise and become fluffy.
  5. Be cautious with the amount of chocolate chips added as it can affect the sweetness of the brownies.

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