Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo By Delancey Prince

Who doesn’t love warm, chocolate chip cookies? Probably your waistline. You can keep your tastebuds and body happy with this healthier recipe. We threw in a few tricks to treat your brain to nutrients it loves: chickpeas, almond butter, and dark chocolate. Give them a try!

You’ll need:

1 can chickpeas, drained

½ c of almond butter

¼ c of honey

2 tsp vanilla

⅛ tsp salt (optional)

⅛ tsp baking powder

½ c of dark chocolate chips (at least 60% cacao)

Make, Bake, Eat! Repeat!

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Place chickpeas, almond butter, honey, vanilla, salt and baking powder in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth.
  3. Place dough mixture in a bowl and fold-in chocolate chips.
  4. Use a tablespoon of dough per cookie.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.

For more recipes for brain health visit https://healthybrains.org/recipes/.

Recipe adapted from our Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials team. For nutritional information please visit: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/recipe-flourless-chocolate-chip-cookies-with-a-secret-ingredient/