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Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies

Chickpea Blondies are loaded with sweet peanut butter and chocolate flavor! They’re perfectly fluffy but still gooey in the middle. 

Prep: 10 minCook: 15 minTotal: 25 min
Servings: 9 squares 1x


  • 15 oz. cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar (honey, coconut nectar, or maple syrup works)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Drain and rinse your chickpeas.
  3. Place the chickpeas, peanut butter, agave nectar, coconut sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, and salt in your food processor.
  4. Process for about 1 minute until the ingredients are smooth and combined.
  5. Fold in most of the chocolate chips, reserving some to sprinkle on top.
  6. Line an 8×8 square pan with parchment paper and smooth the batter out across the bottom of the pan.
  7. Sprinkle the top with the remaining chocolate chunks.
  8. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until the top no longer appears wet.
  9. Allow to cool for five minutes.
  10. If needed, use a butter knife to drag along the edges. Pull the edges of the parchment paper up and place the blondies on top of a cutting board. Cut into 9 squares.
  11. Sprinkle with sea salt and enjoy!
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