Sensational Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies

Sensational Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies

If you are looking to try something different, these sensational garbanzo bean flour cookies are a perfect choice. They are healthier than most cookie recipes and are even gluten-free, which is great for those with dietary restrictions. These cookies taste so good you’ll never know that they are made with garbanzo bean flour.

This recipe is relatively simple to make, so if you have don’t have a lot of baking experience, you can still make it. They are great cookies to make if you have a friend or family member with dietary restrictions. These cookies are a great twist on classic chocolate chip cookies.

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What is Garbanzo Bean Flour?

Garbanzo bean flour is made up of freshly ground-up garbanzo beans. It is also known as chickpea flour and gram flour. It is a popular ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian recipes.

Garbanzo bean flour is used in various recipes including cookies, cakes, pizza crusts, and bread. It is also a common ingredient in falafels and hummus. It is a healthier choice while also being gluten-free and keto-friendly.

What is Garbanzo Bean Flour

What You Will Need

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole oats
  • 3/4 cup garbanzo bean flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 very ripe medium banana, mashed
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Equipment

  • Cookie trays
  • Parchment paper
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Wire rack

mixing bowl Set of 6 – stainless steel mixing bowls

Step by Step Instructions

Step One: Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Cookie Trays

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Line the cookie trays with parchment paper.

Step Two: Mix Dry Ingredients

In a large mixing bowl, combine the garbanzo bean flour, salt, baking soda, whole oats, and brown sugar.

Step Three: Melt Coconut

In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the coconut oil until it becomes a liquid. Microwave in 30-second intervals.

Melt Coconut

Step Four: Mix Wet Ingredients

In a medium bowl, combine the coconut oil, mashed banana, vanilla extract, and Greek yogurt.

Step Five: Add the Wet Ingredients Into the Dry Ingredients

Carefully pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Use a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to combine the cookie dough.

Step Six: Fold in Chocolate Chips and Walnuts

Using a rubber spatula, carefully fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix until evenly distributed.

Fold in Chocolate Chips and Walnuts

Step Seven: Bake the Cookies

Form the cookie dough into 20 balls. Place the cookie dough on the baking trays two inches apart. Bake the cookies for 18 minutes and allow them to cool on a wire rack.

Servings and Preparation Time

Servings and Preparation Time - Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies

Tips and Tricks

Store these garbanzo beans cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-5 days. You can also freeze them for nearly three months. Place cookies in a Ziploc bag, making sure to tightly close the bag.

When ready to enjoy, allow the cookies to thaw at room temperature for one hour on the counter. You can also place frozen cookies in the microwave for 15-30 seconds to thaw. This will make the cookie taste like it is fresh out of the oven.

If desired, you can leave out the walnuts in the recipe. You can also add more chocolate chips or even add some caramel chips as well. You can even try adding a couple of tablespoons of peanut butter as well.

These cookies taste great on their own or served with ice cream. You can even make them into cookie sandwiches by putting your favorite frosting in the middle. This will make for an extra delicious treat to share with your family.

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Sensational Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies

If you are looking to try something different, these sensational garbanzo bean flour cookies are a perfect choice. They are healthier than most cookie recipes and are even gluten-free, which is great for those with dietary restrictions. These cookies taste so good you’ll never know that they are made with garbanzo bean flour.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sensational Garbanzo Bean Flour Cookies
Servings: 20
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups whole oats
  • 3/4 cup garbanzo bean flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 very ripe medium banana mashed
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Cookie Trays – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Line the cookie trays with parchment paper.
  • Mix Dry Ingredients – In a large mixing bowl, combine the garbanzo bean flour, salt, baking soda, whole oats, and brown sugar.
  • Melt Coconut – In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the coconut until it becomes a liquid. Microwave in 30-second intervals.
  • Mix Wet Ingredients – In a medium bowl, combine the coconut oil, mashed banana, vanilla extract, and Greek yogurt.
  • Add the Wet Ingredients Into the Dry Ingredients – Carefully pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Use a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to combine the cookie dough.
  • Fold in Chocolate Chips and Walnuts – Using a rubber spatula, carefully fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix until evenly distributed.
  • Bake the Cookies – Form the cookie dough into 20 balls. Place the cookie dough on the baking trays two inches apart. Bake the cookies for 18 minutes and allow them to cool on a wire rack.

Notes

Store these garbanzo beans cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-5 days. You can also freeze them for nearly three months. Place cookies in a Ziploc bag, making sure to tightly close the bag.
When ready to enjoy, allow the cookies to thaw at room temperature for one hour on the counter. You can also place frozen cookies in the microwave for 15-30 seconds to thaw. This will make the cookie taste like it is fresh out of the oven.
If desired, you can leave out the walnuts in the recipe. You can also add more chocolate chips or even add some caramel chips as well. You can even try adding a couple of tablespoons of peanut butter as well.
These cookies taste great on their own or served with ice cream. You can even make them into cookie sandwiches by putting your favorite frosting in the middle. This will make for an extra delicious treat to share with your family.
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Amazing Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies made with garbanzo bean flour are a great alternative to this classic treat. They are easy to make, so you don’t have to worry if you don’t have any prior baking experience. Not only are they super tasty, but they are also gluten-free as well.

These cookies are great to enjoy with your family or to serve at an event. People will be amazed when you tell them what they are made of, as you’d never know they have garbanzo bean flour in them. They are great to serve by themselves or even with your favorite ice cream.

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