Chocolate Chip Cookies Reinvented

| Thursday, March 5th, 2015

This is a nutrient dense cookie that packs a lot of flavor with good food that most everyone can enjoy. The gluten, dairy and processed sugar is replaced with great ingredients that our bodies can use to stay healthy. -To your good health, Lee Newlin

Ingredients
3 cups cooked chickpeas or 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup organic almond butter or peanut butter
1/3 cup pure maple syrup or honey
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup chocolate chips plus 2 tablespoons for topping
Directions

• Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a mini muffin pan with12 holes
• In a food processor, add all ingredients except chocolate chips and process until batter is smooth. Fold in 1/3 cup of chocolate chips. Batter will be thick.
• Scoop batter evenly in prepared pan then sprinkle 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips on top.
• Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and edges are a tiny bit brown.
• Cool pan for 20 minutes on wire rack.

Feel free to add in other things according to your dietary needs like nuts, dried fruit, or other types of chocolate. Coconut flakes are great!