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Chickpea Brownies

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 16 brownies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


These chickpea brownies are rich and fudgy with an intense chocolate flavor. You won’t believe these vegan flourless brownies are made with beans!


Units Scale
  • 1 15oz can chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons liquid from the can
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees.
  2. Line an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Add the chickpeas and 2 tablespoons of the chickpea liquid into a food processor.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Add the peanut butter, melted coconut oil, and vanilla and continue to blend.
  6. Add the brown sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt and blend until combined.
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  8. Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish and bake for 40-45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Keywords: chickpea brownies