Delicious Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to regular cookies, these delicious garbanzo bean chocolate chip cookies are just that. Not only are they healthier than regular cookies, but they are also gluten-free. In addition to providing a lovely chewy texture, they also provide more protein as well.

Chickpea flour is a great option to use for people who have special dietary needs. They are also easy to make, which is great for those who don’t have any prior baking experience. These chickpea cookies will be hit and will be a great recipe to keep on hand.

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What is Chickpea Flour?

Chickpea flour is a type of flour that is made up of finely ground chickpeas. Also known as gram, besan, or garbanzo bean flour, it has been a popular ingredient in Indian for hundreds of years. It is a healthy option and can be used in many different recipes.

Chickpea flour is low in carbs and full of protein and fiber. It has a high protein content while also being gluten-free. It can easily be made at home, as you can make it by grounding chickpeas in your food processor.

What is Chickpea Flour

What You Will Need

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chickpea flour (garbanzo beans flour)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups chopped chocolate
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chopped mixed nuts, optional

Equipment

  • Two baking sheets
  • Cooking spray
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Wire rack

mixing bowl Set of 6 – stainless steel mixing bowls

Step by Step Instructions

Step One: Preheat the Oven and Grease the Baking Sheets

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease your baking sheets with cooking spray, or if you prefer line them with parchment paper.

Step Two: Beat Butter, Brown Sugar, Egg, Peanut Butter, and Vanilla Extract

In a large bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar, egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract until smooth.

Step Three: Combine the Garbanzo Flour, Cornstarch, Baking Powder, and Salt

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the garbanzo flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt. Mix well until combined.

Step Four: Combine the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.

Combine the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Step Five: Add Chocolate Chips and Oats

Using a rubber spatula, carefully fold in the chocolate chips and oats. If desired, fold in nuts as well.

Step Six: Chill the Dough

Chill the dough for 15 minutes in the fridge.

Step Six: Bake the Cookies

Scoop the cookie dough into tablespoon-sized balls. Arrange them on the baking tray so they are two inches apart.

Bake the cookies for nearly 10-13 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow them to cool on the baking trays for 2-3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to fully cool.

Bake the Garbanzo Cookies

Servings and Preparation Time

Servings and Preparation Time - Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tips and Tricks For Making Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chickpea cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for 5-7 days. They can also be frozen for 3-6 months. Place the cookies in a Ziploc bag, making sure they are tightly sealed, before placing them in the freezer.

Frozen cookies can be thawed at room temperature for one to two hours. You can also thaw them overnight in the fridge as well to thaw. If desired, you may warm the cookies up in the microwave for 10-15 seconds.

If your cookies come out puffy, you can use a spatula to flatten them out while they are still warm. Puffy cookies will have a more cake-like texture.

If you like nuts, you can add chopped walnuts or pecans. You can also add chocolate chunks in addition to chocolate chips as well. If desired, you may also leave out the rolled oats.

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Delicious Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to regular cookies, these delicious chickpeas flour cookies are just that. Not only are they healthier than regular cookies, but they are also gluten-free. In addition to providing a lovely chewy texture, they also provide more protein as well.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Delicious Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 28
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup butter room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chickpea flour garbanzo beans flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups chopped chocolate
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chopped mixed nuts optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the Oven and Grease the Baking Sheets - Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease your baking sheets with cooking spray, or if you prefer line them with parchment paper.
  • Beat Butter, Brown Sugar, Egg, Peanut Butter, and Vanilla Extract - In a large bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar, egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Combine the Garbanzo Flour, Cornstarch, Baking Powder, and Salt - In a medium mixing bowl, combine the garbanzo flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt. Mix well until combined.
  • Combine the Wet and Dry Ingredients - Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  • Add Chocolate Chips and Oats - Using a rubber spatula, carefully fold in the chocolate chips and oats. If desired, fold in nuts as well.
  • Chill the Dough - Chill the dough for 15 minutes in the fridge.
  • Bake the Cookies - Scoop the cookie dough into tablespoon-sized balls. Arrange them on the baking tray so they are two inches apart.
  • Bake the cookies for nearly 10-13 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow them to cool on the baking trays for 2-3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to fully cool.

Notes

These chickpea cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for 5-7 days. They can also be frozen for 3-6 months. Place the cookies in a Ziploc bag, making sure they are tightly sealed, before placing them in the freezer.
Frozen cookies can be thawed at room temperature for one to two hours. You can also thaw them overnight in the fridge as well to thaw. If desired, you may warm the cookies up in the microwave for 10-15 seconds.
If your cookies come out puffy, you can use a spatula to flatten them out while they are still warm. Puffy cookies will have a more cake-like texture.
If you like nuts, you can add chopped walnuts or pecans. You can also add chocolate chunks in addition to chocolate chips as well. If desired, you may also leave out the rolled oats.
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Tasty and Easy Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies

Whether you are looking for a healthier option, a gluten-free option, or are wanting to try something new, these chickpea flour cookies are a great option. They are full of flavor and have a great, chewy texture. You will definitely come back for seconds with these cookies.

These cookies are easy to make and you can even make your own chickpea flour at home. It is a great recipe to share with your friends or family. It is a wonderful take on classic chocolate chip cookies.

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