Chickpea, Oat and Cashew Cookies

Chickpea cookies?! Chickpea flour is a great gluten-free substitute, combine with oats & cashews, these cookies are your new fave snack! Not only are these gluten-free but they are vegan / plant-based, as well as refined-sugar free. Give them a try, you will not regret it.

Level

Beginner

Category

  • Vegetarian
  • Baking
  • Snacks

Cooking Methods

  • Baking

Serves

12

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 125ml (1/2 cup) cashew nut butter
  • 45ml (3 Tbsp) coconut oil, melted
  • 45ml (3 Tbsp) soy milk
  • 30ml (3 Tbsp) maple syrup
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) coconut sugar
  • 180ml (¾ cup) rolled oats
  • 135ml (1/2 cup and 2 tsp) chickpea flour
  • 15ml (1 Tbsp) flax seeds
  • 1 flax egg
  • 2.5ml (1/2 tsp) baking soda
  • 2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt
  • 10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 5ml (1 tsp) baking powder

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Prepare a flat baking sheet by lining it with baking paper and spraying it with non-stick food spray.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cashew nut butter, coconut oil, soy milk, maple syrup and coconut sugar. Mix until well combined.
  4. Add the oats, chickpea flour, flax seeds, flax egg, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and baking powder. Mix until well combined.
  5. Scoop out about 1 Tbsp for each cookie and place the scoops evenly apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until cooked and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for about 10 minutes, then transfer them to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely for about 30 minutes.