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Blondie Brownies made with chickpeas - low sodium no added sugar

Blondie Brownies


  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 35 min
  • Yield: 9 brownies 158 mg sodium ea 1x
  • Diet: Low Salt

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 Cups No Salt Canned Chickpeas
  • 1/3 Cup Natural Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder *
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda *
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea salt *
  • 1/3 Cup Coconut Flour
  • 45 Tablespoons Almond Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds
  • 1/3 Cup Lily’s Chocolate Chips or Cocoa nibs

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F (275 degrees C).
  2. Line an 8 inch x 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. Rinse, drain, and dry chickpeas on paper towel.
  4. In the bowl of a food processor, add the chickpeas, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla, baking soda, baking powder, chia seeds and salt.
  5. Blend on high speed until smooth.  Add in the coconut flour, and almond milk 1 tablespoon at a time as needed and process again at high speed to blend evenly. The dough will be on the dry side.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the chocolate chips or cocoa nibs.  Be sure to set some aside to sprinkle on top of the blondie after it is removed from the oven.
  7. Using a spatula or your hands, press the batter evenly into the prepared baking dish.  Add a few more chocolate chips, if desired.
  8. Bake on the center rack for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Sprinkle with chocolate chips immediately after removing from oven, spreading with a knife as they melt.
  9. Allow the brownies to cool for approximately 15 minutes in the pan before removing from the pan by lifting the parchment paper.
  10. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Regular baking powder will add 240 mg of sodium per 1/2 tsp.
    Regular baking soda will add 314 mg of sodium per 1/4 tsp.
    Regular salt will add 1,150 mg of sodium per 1/2 tsp.
  • The total pan of brownies has 1447 mg of sodium or 9 bars with 158 mg each
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American