A vegan cookie dough recipe made with chickpeas and NO added sugars! Sweetened with dates, this gluten-free cookie dough recipe is full of fiber, protein and is plant-based. Eat this edible cookie dough as is, or put the 6 ingredient recipe together to top on your favorite brownies. Enjoy!

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I’m just gonna get right to it, because we all know why you’re here (and let me tell you, you’ll be SO glad you stopped by)! Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough with Chickpeas. Need I say more? I don’t think so. Not much selling needed, so let’s just jump right in!

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (with Garbanzo Beans)

This Vegan Cookie Dough (with Chickpeas) is:

  • Grain-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Sugar-free (sweetened with dates)
  • Vegan
  • Plant-based
  • Full of fiber
  • HEALTHY!

 

Healthy chocolate chip cookie dough (no added sugar)

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

Who ever thought that you’d have the word “healthy” in the same title as cookie dough??! Not me! But since this is made with chickpeas and simply sweetened with dates, it’s got minimal real food ingredients and packs a punch with the added protein. Bonus: you’ll get a nice dose of fiber in there, too. I mean, do you need any more reason to dive in?!

 

Vegan cookie dough made with chickpeas

Easy substitutes for this Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough

  • Make it nut-free by using Sun Butter
  • Keep it sugar-free with these sugar-free dark chocolate chips
  • Don’t want to use dates? Start with 1/4 cup of maple syrup. Process and taste and adjust sweetness as desired.
  • If you prefer to use a blender, use a high-speed blender instead of a food processor.

don't you want a bite of this vegan chocolate chip cookie dough?!

How to enjoy this vegan chickpea cookie dough:

Get out a spoon and dive in. Seriously! I mean, it shouldn’t be that complicated.

Buuuut if you want to change things up, roll these into balls and top a smoothie bowl with them. Mix them into some homemade ice cream or “nice cream” (ice cream made with bananas). Or add them to a banana split.

We’re also making some brownies over here and putting a top layer of this chickpea cookie dough on top. Can we say YUM??!

chickpea cookie dough on top of a brownie

Can you taste the chickpeas?

A very good question. And the answer is NO! Honestly, the texture is creamy, it’s got the perfect natural sweetness, and honestly, chickpeas are not that strong of a flavor. I promise you cannot taste them! I can’t wait for you to try it. Check out this easy recipe below.

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
 

A vegan cookie dough recipe made with chickpeas and NO added sugars! Sweetened with dates, this gluten-free cookie dough recipe is full of fiber, protein and is plant-based. Eat this edible cookie dough as is, or put the 6 ingredient recipe together to top on your favorite brownies. Enjoy!

Course: Dessert, Snack, Vegan
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 343 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 can garbanzo beans , rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 dates , pitted
  • 3 tbsp dairy-free milk (add 1 tsp more for creamier texture)
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients aside from chocolate chips to a food processor or high-speed blender. Blend, scraping the sides occasionally, until desired texture is achieved. Add 1 tsp dairy free milk to adjust creaminess if desired.

  2. When smooth, fold in chocolate chips. Store in fridge for up to 5 days

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 343 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 318mg9%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 44IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 158mg16%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

I hope you love this vegan cookie dough! Whether you follow a vegan diet or not, this is absolutely delicious and I know you’re going to love it. Some other healthy desserts that you need to try: Raw Seed Energy BarsHealthy Lemon Cookie Recipe (Paleo, Gluten Free + Vegan), this Paleo Berry Cobbler and Paleo SunButter Cup Recipe with Chocolate Chips.

Let me know which one is your favorite!

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (with Chickpeas)

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