Chickpea Chocolate Clusters


These chickpea chocolate clusters have been a hit in our home, the combination of roasted chickpeas, chocolate and sea salt make it a perfect sweet and crunchy treat. If you are looking for some healthy protein snack or dessert option, give this recipe a try. Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are a great source of fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Enjoy!

Chickpea Chocolate Clusters

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 55 mins Rest Time 10 mins Total Time 1 hr 15 mins



  1. Pour 1 cup of dried chickpeas into a bowl and fill the bowl with water. Water level should be 2-3 inches above the chickpeas. 

  2. Cover with a towel and let it soak overnight for 16 hours. 

  3. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  4. Drain the water out of the chickpea bowl and pour the chickpeas over a towel and dry.

  5. Then place the chickpeas onto a baking sheet and cover with melted coconut oil; mix thoroughly. 

  6. Place chickpea baking sheet into the preheated oven and set a timer for 45 minutes. Every 15 minutes mix and move the chickpeas around for even baking. 

  7. Take the baking sheet out of the oven and set to cool for 5 minutes.

  8. Meanwhile melt the chocolate.

  9. Pour the baked chickpeas into a bowl and cover in the melted chocolate.

  10. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper and place spoon size clusters onto the sheet.

  11. Sprinkle with sea salt and place in the freezer for 30 minutes to overnight.

Keywords: delicious, homemade, sweets
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