Vegan Cranberry Peppermint Chickpea Brownies

Hi friends!

I’m feeling super festive this year! Maybe it’s because we are buying a brand new Christmas tree for our new home or maybe it’s because I haven’t been listening to holiday music since November 1st at malls this year. To be honest, I’m trying to finish most of my Christmas shopping online as I find malls just overwhelming, loud and ridiculous this time of year. Not to mention the trying to find parking situation… Anyways y’all know I love chickpeas so of course I had to come up with a festive recipe using them.

I decided to not ice these brownies and leave it up to you to do with it as you please! They taste super delicious as is but I do like using yogurt as a healthy topping right before I shove a piece in my mouth or you could use your favourite store bought vanilla icing, add some extra cranberries and enjoy!

Since this recipe uses chickpeas, make sure you let the brownies cool completely before cutting. The texture is amazing but it needs time to set. Also in case you are one of those people that is NOT a fan of chocolate and peppermint, just omit or substitute vanilla extract! The brownies will still be delicious I swear.

Looking for more ways to use chickpeas in baking? Why not right – extra protein, super delicious texture, it’s almost acceptable to eat brownies for breakfast! Check out some of my other recipes:

Ah holiday baking just gets me into the best mood and I just can’t wait for you to try this recipe! Please remember to tag me on socials @balancingandie so I can see your lovely creations. It just makes my day!

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