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Did you know vegan chickpea cookie dough is a thing? At first glance the combo seems a bit odd but fanatics rave about this vegan substitute for traditional chocolate chip cookie dough.
Canned chickpeas are a vegan staple thanks to their protein content and the fact that their water is a natural thickener. But how can one transform this humble legume into a heavenly treat? We discovered a few bloggers that show you how it is done.
Essentially, you will make a chickpea puree (a sweet hummus, if you will) that contains chocolate chips and add ins such as nut butters, sweeteners and spices. Let’s find out the details.
Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough Recipe
image via Joyful Healthy Eats
Krista from Joyful Healthy Eats adores vegan chickpea cookie dough and so does her five-year old. So if a kid likes it then it must be worth a try, right?
Swing by her blog to see Krista's recipe and a host of tips for obtaining the best flavor and texture.
Video Recipe: Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough
Here is a more elaborate vegan chickpea cookie dough recipe featuring ingredients like peanut butter, oats, almond milk, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
Susana Tsang shows you how to make it:
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