Vegan White Bean Cookies

beans cookies healthy dessert vegan dessert Dec 29, 2023
white bean cookies with a glass of milk

Vegan White Bean Cookies
Makes 12-18 cookies• Total Time: 20 minutes • FODMAP rating: medium

You will not believe the base of these cookies are made from beans and not with flour.They are packed with plant-based protein and rich with antioxidants. Serve them at your next gathering and watch others enjoy the same health benefits!

1 (15 oz) can or 1 ½ cups of white beans
¼ cup liquid sweetener of choice
½ cup almond or alternative nut/seed butter
1 teaspoon pure vanilla
1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon baking powder
¾ cup dairy-free chocolate chips, plus additional for topping as needed.

1.Preheat oven to 350℉ and prep a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drain and rinse beans.
2.In a food processor, blend together the beans, maple syrup, nut/seed butter, vanilla, lemon juice and baking powder. Blend ingredients until combined, scraping down sides when needed. Fold in the chocolate chips.
3.Use a scoop or large spoon to scoop the cookies onto the parchment paper, leaving plenty of spread room between the cookies as they will expand some.  Bake the cookies until the edges begin to brown or for 12-15 minutes. 
4.Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 15 minutes before transferring them to a rack. They can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

*Don’t forget to preload on vegetables before you eat!
*FODMAP Swaps: Keep portions 2 cookies or less due to bean content and increase as tolerated

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