One of my new favorite blogs, Hipster Food, introduced me to the Vegan Month of October, or Vegan MOFO. I loved this concept, and immediately consulted my expert vegan friend Yessica. So we traded some recipes, and she sent me this awesome recipe that uses garbanzo beans in place of flour. OMG! I had to try it. I adapted it a bit, and it’s not technically vegan since I used regular chocolate chips. It’s indulgently creamy – combining pumpkin pie with a big ol’ chocolate chip cookie with the crunch from oats. And it’s gluten free!

Ingredients

2 cans Garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed)

1 cup Irish steel oats

1/2 c. pureed pumpkin

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2 tsp. cinnamon

3 tbsp. coconut oil

1 1/2c. brown sugar

1 c. chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.

Combine all ingredients in a food processor, except for the chocolate chips. Blend until smooth. Mix in the chocolate chips and pour into a spingform pan. Bake for 35 minutes, and let cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan.

(adapted from Chocolate Covered Katie)

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10 Comments

10 Responses to Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

  1. Lauren says:

    Oh man, Becca brought me some of this, and it’s deeeelicious!!!!

  2. K Piontek says:

    Yumm!

  3. katie says:

    ohhh, looks yummy! definitely interested in trying this! I still can’t bring myself to do something like black bean brownies but I think I could do chickpeas in a pumpkin pie cookie…

  4. becca says:

    Katie, we just gotta do it together :)

  5. Vivian says:

    What size pan……what temp to cook?…

  6. Vivian says:

    Ooops….i do see the 350deg, but i have a 7,8 & 9″ tins….which is best?

  7. becca says:

    Hi Vivian! You could do it in any of those pans, just depends how thick you want your cake.

  8. Nicole says:

    Thanks for this recipe. Any idea on what I could substitute for the oats.? I react to all grains (including oats) so it would need to be something other than flour. Or would it work to just leave out the oats?

  9. niccole says:

    What about cookies…Do you think you would have to leave something out or add something for these to work as cookies??

  10. becca says:

    Hmm that’s certainly something you could explore. You’d likely need to add some sort of flour.

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