Healthy Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies with chocolate chips

healthy chickpea cookies

If you have yet to try baking with chickpeas you are missing out! Try these healthy chickpea peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips!

I have made many sweet recipes using canned chickpeas in the past especially brownies and chocolate hummus dip! But I had yet to try to make the infamous chickpea cookies. I made them a bit healthier by not using any coconut oil and adding buckwheat flour to keep them gluten-free. I used peanut butter to make them chewy and delicious.

healthy chickpea cookies with chocolate chips

I promise you cannot taste the chickpeas due to the peanut butter and maple syrup. The key is to blend them enough so the chickpea cookie batter is smooth enough and you dont have bits of chickpea skins in your cookies!

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healthy chickpea cookies with peanut butter and chocolate chips

This healthy chickpea peanut butter cookies recipe is:

  • Packed with plant-based protein
  • Chewy and moorish
  • Just sweet enough with maple syrup
  • Quickly made in a blender
  • Easy to make
  • Vegan (of course)
  • Oil-free
  • Packed with chocolate chips


healthy chickpea cookies

Healthy Chickpea Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes


  • blender, oven


  • 1 can chickpeas (420gr) drained and rinsed
  • 4 tbsp buckwheat flour
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit) and line a baking tray with baking paper;
  • Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas, add the chickpeas to a blender.
  • Add in the buckwheat flour, maple syrup, peanut butter, baking powder, vanilla and sea salt.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Then fold in with a spoon the chocolate chips.
  • With wet hands (if too sticky) shape the cookie dough in balls and flatten slightly on a tray to make the cookies. Top with additional chocolate chips.
  • Place them in the oven to bake for 12-15 minutes. Leave to cool slightly before serving.
healthy chickpea cookies


I used buckwheat flour to make them gluten-free but you could use spelt, oat or even chickpea flour!

To replace the peanut butter you can use almond butter or sunflower butter to make these chickpea cookies nut-free.

So there we have it!– I know you’re going to love this healthy chickpea cookies recipe!

And, if you do make this chickpea cookie recipe please let me know in the comments below what you think! I truly love hearing from you, and I’m always here to answer any questions you might have. And of course, tag me on Instagram with your pictures using the hashtag #healthyfrenchwife. Nothing makes me happier than to see your recreations in your stories!


These healthy chickpea cookies contains peanut butter. You can make it peanut-free by using sunflower butter.

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