Chickpea Blondie Recipe

Desserts don't have to be chock full of unhealthy ingredients to be delicious! These Chickpea Blondies, brought to you by our partners at Healthy Hands Cooking, are sure to be a hit with your little chef and will teach them about healthy substitutions they can incorporate in their diet for the rest of their lives.

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Chickpea Blondies

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  • Yield: 12 to 15 blondies


  • 1 15 Oz. Can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    • 1/2 Cup all natural almond butter
      • Sub sun butter or peanut butter
    • 1/3 Cup honey or pure maple syrup
      • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
        • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
          • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
            • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
              • 1 Egg
                • If vegan, do not add the egg
              • 1/3 Cup vegan (or regular) chocolate chips plus 2 tablespoons
                • Sea salt, for sprinkling


                  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray 8x8 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
                  2. In a food processor, add all ingredients except chocolate chips and process until batter is smooth.
                  3. Fold in 1/3 cup of chocolate chips.
                  4. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan then sprinkle 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips on top.
                  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and edges are a tiny bit brown.
                  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and edges are a tiny bit brown.
                  7. Sprinkle with small amount of sea salt and chocolate chips - then cut into squares.
                  8. You can add nuts, dried fruit, or other types of chocolate. ENOY!!!
                  • Cuisine: Array
                  • Course: Dessert
                  • Skill Level: N/A
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