Thursday, May 19, 2011

Chickpea Brownies

I know, I know.  I make my comeback and now I seem to be posting some weird stuff.  Trust me these are good. 
Really, really good.
And for anyone who is on a gluten free diet, these work for you too…
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Chickpea Brownies (adapted from Livestrong.com)

Ingredients

  • 15 oz Chickpeas, Canned
  • 3/4 cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • Good quality dark chocolate for drizzling over the top
Directions
Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler. Meanwhile, mix in a blender the eggs, drained and rinsed chickpeas, maple syrup and baking powder. Once blended, add in melted chocolate and blend until smooth. Pour into a square baking dish and bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.  Melt the dark chocolate and using a fork drizzle over the top of the brownies and let cool.
***I loved these and have made them over and over again.  They have become my go to snack.  Love the texture and the feel of them.
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6 comments:

Jenn @leftoverqueen said...

You KNOW I am going to be making these! Baked goods with beans as a base are really wonderful!

wannaplay said...

I'd be game to try these... look good!

German said...

Well chickpeas are the future of the humanity food, they can grow in very extreme wheaterand are very rich in proteins, so at the moment the science community still looking for the original wild chickepea for decode the genetic code. Thank you for this advance from the future of the kitchen

Kevin said...

I would not have thought to do chickpea brownies but now I will have to try them!

hamburgereatsme said...

wow, what an intriguing and simple recipe! thanks for posting!

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