Chocolate Chickpea Blondies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Ingredients

15 ounces (1 can) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup apple sauce
1/4 cup almond or peanut butter (crunchy is best)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons brown rice flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Preparation

2
Lightly coat an 8-inch baking pan with oil.
3
Combine all ingredients, except chocolate chips, in a food processor. Blend until smooth, scraping the sides a few times.
4
Pour the batter into the pan and stir in the chocolate chips.
5
Bake for 25 minutes.
6
Cool to room temperature on the counter, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before slicing into 9-12 squares.

 



About

This moist dessert isn't overly sweet and offers a great protein source along with chocolate goodness. A nice treat for kids in gluten-free and vegan households, as well as everyone else who wants to cut down on their sugar intake!

Yield:

12 servings/pieces

Added:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 8:34am

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