Ooey-Gooey Cookie Bars

Ooey-Gooey Cookie Bars

These cookie bars are SO deliciously ooey-gooey, thanks to a secret, fuel-filled ingredient: CHICKPEAS! You’d never guess based on how these beauties taste! Try out the recipe and see for yourself!

Ingredients

Cookie Bars
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 1 can of chickpeas 15 oz, drained & rinsed
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Topping
  • 2 Tbsp chocolate chips (use dairy-free for vegan!)
  • 2 Tbsp mini m&m’s (optional)
  • pinch of salt
  • Procedure

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  • Combine everything in a food processor or blender (except for chocolate chips and mini m&m’s) and blend to a batter consistency.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into pan, then sprinkle additional chocolate chips, mini m&m’s, and kosher salt on top.
  • Bake 40 minutes, cover with foil, then bake another 20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Gently remove from pan, and allow to cool on a cooling rack for another 30 minutes.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy!
  • Nutritional Info

    Serving: 1 cookie bar,
    yields 10 bars servings
    Calories: 163

    • 21g Carbs

    • 8g Fat

    • 4g Protein

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