10 Minute Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies


These pb chocolate chip cookies are amazing.  They’re so easy, quick, delicious and healthy. I got the recipe from a friend a couple of weeks ago and I haven’t stopped making them since! Here’s what you need to know: 

8 ingredients

10 minutes prep work + 10-15 minutes in the oven

only a blender or food processor required – no bowl!


Gluten Free + Flour Free

Naturally sweetened with maple syrup

Healthy! – but you’d never know it! These cookies are made with chickpeas and they’re full of protein, healthy fats, antioxidants and fiber. As far as chocolate chip cookies go you couldn’t get much better.



These cookies are seriously addictive, and they make a perfect snack for any time of the day. They’d be a great, healthy alternative to pack as a school or work day snack or to take to holiday parties, and they’re delicious paired with a tall glass of cold creamy milk or frothy hot chocolate. 

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10 Minute Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies
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These deliciously addictive pb chocolate chip cookies can be made and into the oven in under 10 minutes. They're secretly healthy and full of protein making them a perfect snack for any time of the day
Serves: ~12 cookies
  • 1 standard can chickpeas (15 ounces)
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter (I used salted)
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp ground vanilla powder (or substitute liquid vanilla)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips (or a chocolate bar chopped into chunks)
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • pinch of salt if peanut butter isn't salted
  1. Put all ingredients except the chocolate chips and walnuts into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Once smooth, use a spoon to stir in half of the chocolate chunks (I like to reserve half to press into the tops once the cookies are formed)
  3. Place heaping spoonfuls of the mixture onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper
  4. Use a fork dipped in water (to prevent sticking) to flatten and shape the cookies
  5. Press the rest of the chocolate chunks and the walnut chunks onto the tops of the cookies
  6. Bake at 350F for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown on the edges


3 Comment

  1. What temperature do I bake the cookies at? Rinsed chickpeas? Peeled? Thanks. I’m in the middle of making them and realized the all important temperature was missing.

    1. PeaceMealxo PeaceMealxo says:

      Hi Kat,
      So sorry for the late reply! Thanks for pointing out that the oven temp wasn’t included in the instructions. You should bake them at 350 F, and use rinsed chickpeas. You can substitute liquid vanilla in place of vanilla powder.
      I hope your cookies turned out ok!

  2. Hello, what can I use in place of vanilla powder. I’ve never heard of it. Thanks!

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