Grain-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Chickpea cookies! Chickpea cookies with no flour, no oil, no white sugar.These are exactly amount of chickpeas. And they’re my really favorite salubrious cookie thus far! I don’t know if they actually sort as cookies thus I’ll become alongside cookie dough bites.
And as a bonus, they’re grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free in addition to vegan. Just inwards instance that matters to anyone out there! And if you’re worried nigh the chickpeas, don’t be. I don’t similar chickpeas in addition to won’t swallow them but that didn’t forestall me from inhaling these.
re my really favorite salubrious cookie thus far Grain-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These demand the chocolate. Don’t become making them without the chocolate in addition to thus nation me that they weren’t sweetness or gooey enough! These would hold upwards incredibly tiresome without the chocolate. And for some weird reason, these cookie dough bites do not taste yummy inwards dough form. Baking them somehow brings out the sweetness in addition to peanut butter flavor. Or peradventure it’s exactly all that melted chocolate.

re my really favorite salubrious cookie thus far Grain-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

One thing I’ve learned since starting this weblog is that people actually love closeups of melted stuff. So in that place yous go. :)

re my really favorite salubrious cookie thus far Grain-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These aren’t the most beautiful cookie dough bites, but fresh out of the oven, alongside all that gooey chocolate, I bet yous can’t nation that these are made alongside chickpeas. Or are grain-free. But cold? Yuck. These demand to hold upwards warm! You tin forcefulness out either freeze the balls in addition to popular a few inwards the oven whenever it’s on, or only seat them inwards the microwave until they’re warm in addition to gooey again.
Please read the next earlier bespeak a question! It volition likely respond it. :)
  • Tons of people receive got posted the nutritional analysis for these. They’re supposedly anywhere betwixt 80-130 calories, which seems similar a huge attain to me. Please role a recipe analyzer similar on CalorieCount if yous demand to a greater extent than information.
  • You tin forcefulness out use almond butter, Sun butter, or whatever nut butter like you.
  • The peanut butter should hold upwards the variety with only peanuts in addition to salt. No added fatty or sugar. Be careful because in that place are some “natural” brands out in that place which aren’t actually natural. I uncovering that this peanut butter is commonly expensive thus I build my own. You tin forcefulness out build your ain inwards alone five minutes alongside a nutrient processor. Check that out here.
  • Chickpea flour won’t work. I don’t intend manifestly hummus volition either.
  • I haven’t tried anything other than chickpeas but others receive got used butter beans, navy beans, scarlet kidney beans, dandy northern beans, in addition to lentilswith success. I to a greater extent than oftentimes than non don’t similar goodies made alongside those types of beans but I love these cookies made alongside chickpeas. Please role chickpeas unless yous receive got an allergy!
  • Doing this inwards a blender (unless it’s a Blendtec blender or something as powerful) won’t run in addition to mightiness kill the blender.
  • Adding random stuff like eggs… likely won’t run either. ;) Experimenting is dandy but I intend this is a bad recipe to experiment with. But thank yous to the experimenters who left feedback, I’ve been able to update the recipe alongside alternatives to dearest in addition to peanut butter. Thanks everyone!
  • For a totally saccharide costless version, role xxx drops of Stevia in addition to cacao nibs.
  • Do non double the recipe! It mightiness hold upwards as good much for your machine in addition to could harm it.
  • For a vegan version, yous can’t role honey. Use agave.
  • For a dairy-free version, use Enjoy Life chocolate chips. They’re exactly as delicious as regular chocolate chips. SO good!
And thank yous for everyone who has pinned in addition to left feedback. I actually appreciate it. :)

Grain-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

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  • Yield: 14 1" cookies


  • 1¼ cups canned chickpeas, well-rinsed in addition to patted dry out alongside a newspaper towel1
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ loving cup + two tablespoons (165 grams) natural peanut butterSunButter Natural or almond butter - room temperature 2
  • ¼ loving cup (80 grams) dearest (commenters receive got usedagave and maple syrup alongside success!)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder3
  • a pinch of common salt if your peanut butter doesn't receive got common salt inwards it
  • ½ loving cup (90 grams) chocolate chips (use vegan in addition to dairy-free chocolate chips, if needed)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F / 175°C. Combine all the ingredients, except for the chocolate chips, inwards a nutrient processor in addition to procedure until really smooth. Make certain to scrape the sides in addition to the exceed to acquire the niggling chunks of chickpeas in addition to procedure 1 time to a greater extent than until they're combined.
  2. Put inwards the chocolate chips in addition to stir it if yous can, or pulse it 1 time or twice. The mixture volition hold upwards really thick in addition to sticky.
  3. With moisture hands, shape into 1½" balls. Place onto a Silpat or a slice of parchment paper. If yous desire them to hold off to a greater extent than similar normal cookies, press downwards slightly on the balls. They don't practice much rising.
  4. Bake for nigh 10 minutes. The dough balls volition withal hold upwards really soft when yous accept them out of the oven. They volition non ready similar normal cookies.
  5. Store inwards an airtight container at room temperature (or inwards the fridge) for upwards to 1 week.


  1. My tin forcefulness out of chickpeas was 400 grams, 240 grams without the water, in addition to I used all but a few tablespoons.
  2. Don't fifty-fifty try alongside regular peanut butter! They'll come upwards out oily. You MUST role natural peanut butter. :)
  3. If yous demand grain-free baking powder, yous tin forcefulness out role 1 business office cream of tartar + 1 business office baking soda + two parts arrowroot.
Hope yous guys savour these delicious snacks. Just DON'T over-indulge on them. Having 1 every immediately in addition to thus won't wound or touching on your weight loss journeys.


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