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Chickpea Flour Brownies

These chickpea flour brownies are rich, chocolaty, and delicious. They're gluten-free, vegan, nut-free, and grain-free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time42 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 214kcal


  • Parchment paper


  • 2 cups chickpea flour
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips (or substitute finely chopped dark chocolate)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the maple syrup, extra virgin olive oil, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt to a large mixing bowl and use a whisk to mix well.
  • Add the chickpea flour and cold water and use the whisk to mix the batter until it looks smooth.
  • Add the dairy-free dark chocolate chips and mix again.
  • Transfer the batter to an 8x8 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 42 minutes.
  • Let the brownies cool off a bit before slicing and serving.


  • Store any leftover chickpea flour brownies in an airtight container for up to three days or freeze them for up to six months.
  • Optional addition: add 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts or pecans to the batter. Stir them in at the same time as the chocolate chips.


Serving: 55g | Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg