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Walnut Chia Seed Cookies (No Flour)


Last night I was thinking a lot about baking, which I haven't done in ages but I've been in the mood to make an awesome blueberry muffin. Since I didn't have the ingredients for these, I made these cookies out of chickpeas and other natural ingredients. I added walnuts, chia seeds and oats to punch them up with more fiber and omegas. Yum...these are good and make a great snack with your cup of tea. This recipe was floating around fb and pinterest for a while a few months ago.

1 can of garbanzo beans
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp of peanut butter
1 tsp of baking powder
1/4 cup of maple syrup or agave
2 tsp of vanilla extract
A pinch of sea salt
1/4 cup of walnuts
2 tbsp of chia seeds
1/2 cup of oats

Put everything in your blender except the walnuts, oats and chia seeds. Blend well. Scoop the cookie dough out of your blender into a bowl and add the oats, walnuts and chia seeds. Mix them into the cookie dough. Form into cookies on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees

The cookies don't rise or change that much when they're in the oven. They end up chewy and full of flavor. You can add dairy free chocolate chips for a great chocolate chip cookie recipe. Add anything else you want. Enjoy!

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