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Flourless Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Blondies (vegan, gluten-free)

May  7, 2022
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Photo by Carol P.
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 25 minutes
  • Serves 10-15
Author Notes

Chickpeas are the secret ingredient in this delicious, gluten-free blondie recipe. No refined sugars or dairy either!

Loosely adapted from —Carol P.

What You'll Need
  • 1 15 oz. can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut or almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (vegan available in most stores)
  • flakey salt for topping
  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees and spray 8 x 8 in. pan with nonstick cooking spray
  2. In food processor, add all ingredients except chocolate chips. Process until smooth.
  3. Add most of the chocolate chips, reserving a handful to sprinkle on top.
  4. Spread batter evenly in pan and sprinkle reserved chocolate chips on top
  5. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes (edges should be slightly browned and toothpick inserted should come out clean).
  6. Remove from oven and sprinkle with flakey salt. Let cool for about 15 minutes.

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