Everyone loves a cookie jar!
We are focusing on whole food sources in our household which has been fun for me and gets me more creative in the kitchen! Although we are eating clean, we still crave sweets from time to time (ME ALWAYS)! The Ancient Nutrition team sent me their Bone Broth Protein which I have been absolutely loving. I decided to whip it up into this recipe for some extra protein. I love how it bakes, not to mention the nutritient value it adds into these delightful cookies.
These cookies are soft and chocolatey in every bite! My husband loved them too (he still doesn’t know what the ingredients are… all that matters is that he liked them, am I right?
Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 15oz can (1.5 cups) chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
- 1/2 cup cashew butter
- 1/3 cup 100% Pure Maple Syrup
- 1/2 scoop Ancient Nutrition Vanilla Bone Broth
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
What you will need:
- Food processor
- Measuring cups
- Cookie sheet
- Baking foil
- Baking spray (optional but recommended)
- Preheat oven at 350 degrees
- In the food processor add in chickpeas and cashew butter. Blend until chickpeas are a creamy and smooth consistency.
- Add in pure maple syrup, vanilla, Ancient Nutrition Vanilla Bone Broth, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Blend in the food processor until smooth.
- Lastly, add in the dark chocolate chips and blend just until they evenly distributed.
- On a foiled and sprayed cookie sheet, scoop dough into tablespoon sized cookies. Place cookies slightly apart leaving room for them to rise.
- Bake for 14-16 minutes until edges are golden brown.
- Allow them cool slightly before serving. These are best served warm. 🙂
Serving size: Makes 12 cookies
Macros for 1 cookie: 144 calories/ Carbs: 18g/ Fat: 7g/ Protein: 4g
Try it, tag me at @michaelas_motto on instagram, and let me know if you loved them as much we do!
Although I recieved Ancient Nutrition Bone Broth for free, I do use their products on a regular basis. They offer clean products that I trust. Their protein has no added salt, colors, preservatives or artificail ingredients.
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Let’s talk about the benefits of chickpeas
Macro nutrients in chickpeas:
Carbohydrate, protein, and fiber
Rich in Vitamins:
Chickpeas contain essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, folate, manganese, vitamin B6, and so much more.
Benefits to confusing chickpeas:
- Great source of plant based protein
- Full of carbohydrates that help sustain energy
- Helps regulate blood sugar by being a slow digesting carb. This avoids glucose spikes.
- Helps promote weight loss. With chickpeas being high in fiber and slow to digest, consuming these can keep you stay full and satisfied longer and help avoid over snacking.
- The high fiber content can help improve digestion and regulate bowel movement.
- Helps balance pH levels and promote a healthy gut health.
Levy, Jillian. “Chickpeas Nutrition Benefits the Gut, Heart & More.” Dr. Axe. Dr. Axe. 18 May