When you want an easy dessert recipe that tastes amazing and takes only 10 minutes to make, then you’ve got to try this Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookie Dough. Made with wholesome ingredients, this recipe is also vegan and gluten-free.

chocolate chip chickpea cookie dough served in a white bowl

You probably know that it’s not a good idea to eat raw cookie dough made with either eggs or grain flours, but this vegan and grain-free Chickpea Cookie Dough recipe is actually meant to be eaten raw!

With just a few simple ingredients, you can blend this cookie dough together and enjoy a no-bake dessert that is full of fiber, minerals, and plant protein.

labeled photo with ingredients for chickpea cookie dough

Recipe Steps

Step One

Combine all of the ingredients in the base of a food processor. I love my Breville Sous Chef, but a Cuisinart works great too.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

ingredients for chickpea cookie dough in a food processor

Step Two

Process the ingredients into a cookie dough consistency, and then use a spatula to transfer the edible cookie dough to a serving bowl.

cookie dough mixed together in a food processor

Top Tips

  • Be sure to use dairy-free chocolate chips to keep this recipe vegan.
  • Rinse and drain your canned chickpeas in a colander before using them in this recipe.
  • Once you make the cookie dough, you can serve it right away at room temperature or chill it to enjoy later.
chickpea cookie dough served in a white dish

FAQs

Can this recipe be baked into regular cookies?

No, this chickpea cookie dough recipe is actually designed to be eaten raw, not baked. If you prefer a baked cookie recipe, check out these Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Can this recipe be made with other types of flour?

Yes, but not all types of flour can safely be eaten raw. Blanched almond flour should be safe.

Can you taste the chickpeas in this recipe?

No you can’t! It is amazing, but the maple syrup, peanut butter, and other ingredients cover any bean flavor.

Or, check out my full list of no-bake gluten-free desserts!

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Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookie Dough


Description

When you want an easy dessert recipe that tastes amazing and takes only 10 minutes to make, then you’ve got to try this Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookie Dough. Made with wholesome ingredients, this recipe is also vegan and gluten-free.


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups rinsed and drained chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter (or your choice of nut or seed butter)
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Combine the chickpeas, peanut butter, maple syrup, almond flour, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, and sea salt in the base of a food processor.
  2. Process on high for about 30-45 seconds, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl if necessary.
  3. Transfer the cookie dough to a serving bowl and enjoy.

Notes

  • Store your Chickpea Cookie Dough in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • The cookie dough will tend to become firmer once it is chilled in the refrigerator. It will also be sweeter when served chilled.
  • This recipe is not designed to be baked into cookies. It is meant to be eaten as a safe, raw cookie dough.
  • Grain-free flours like almond flour are best for this recipe, as they are generally safe to be eaten without being cooked. Check with your healthcare provider if you have questions or concerns.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Food processor
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Keywords: vegan cookie dough, edible cookie dough

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