Doctor's office
Enter your doctor's name to get office information.
Find labs in your network
Enter your primary care doctor's name to find labs in your network.
Find urgent care centers in your network
Enter your primary care doctor's name to find urgent care centers in your network.
Verify your medical group

Refer to your insurance card or call your insurance provider to determine your medical group.

You can also search for your primary care doctor to find the medical group you and your doctor belong to.

FollowMyHealth®
Driving Directions
Cart
Update Information
Forgot Password

Please enter your e-mail address.

Sharp Health News

Chickpea cookie dough chocolate truffles (recipe)

March 4, 2022

Chocolate truffles

Chickpeas in chocolate truffles? You won’t believe your tastebuds. Chickpeas have a smooth, truffle-like texture, while cocoa powder keeps things sweet. And these have an added feature: cookie dough.

While most cookie dough isn’t safe to eat raw — due to the increased risk of illness from salmonella in raw eggs — this version is made without eggs, butter and flour. Adding maple syrup, peanut (or almond butter) and cinnamon boosts the flavor.
 

Chickpea Cookie Dough Chocolate Truffles

Prep time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 (Yields 20 to 22 truffles)
Nutrition facts per serving: Calories = 140; Fat = 8 gram; Protein = 4 grams

When deciding between nut butters, choose peanut for a nuttier flavor and almond for something smoother and richer.

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/2 cup peanut or almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons brown or coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups mini dark chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions

Step 1: Prep and Process the Ingredients

Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, nut butter, salt, cinnamon, sugar, maple syrup and vanilla. Process the ingredients until they form a thick paste. Add the oats, and pulse until they are thoroughly incorporated with the cookie dough mixture.

Step 2: Form and Freeze the Truffles

Transfer the cookie dough to a medium bowl and gently fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Using a 1-tablespoon measuring spoon, scoop the dough and form a small ball. Place the ball on the prepared baking sheet and repeat these steps until all dough is used. Place the baking sheet in the freezer and let chill for 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 3: Coat With Chocolate and Serve

In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave the remaining 1 cup chocolate chips and oil at 50% power in 45-second intervals, stirring the chocolate between each interval, until the chocolate is completely melted.

Once the dough balls have chilled in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes, remove them from the freezer. Dip each dough ball into the melted chocolate and then remove, allowing any excess chocolate to drip back in the bowl. Place each dipped dough ball back on the baking sheet and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Place the baking sheet in the freezer to chill for 10 to 15 more minutes. Serve and enjoy.

You might also like:

Choose the doctor who's right for you.

At Sharp, we make it easy to find an exceptional doctor — right where you live and work.

All Categories
Contact Sharp HealthCare
Call us

Call 1-800-827-4277 or view our detailed phone directory.

For medical or psychiatric emergencies, call 911 immediately.


Email us

Please do not use this form to convey personal or medical information.

How would you like to be contacted?
Date of birth
Optional


What's This?

These important numbers are located on your billing statement.

Find your Sharp Rees-Stealy account number

Find your SharpCare account number

Find your SharpCare account number
What's GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) governs the processing of personal information gathered from individuals while they are in the European Union (EU) and parts of the EEA (European Economic Area, which currently includes Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway).

We are sorry, but we are unable to process your price estimate if you live or are travelling within the EU or affiliated nations.

What's This?

Many surgery and procedure names sound similar. If possible, please provide the current procedure terminology (CPT) code, which can be found on the order from your doctor.

If you cannot provide the CPT code, please contact your doctor's office for the CPT or a detailed description of services.