Sunday, February 1

Superfood Chocolate Chip Cookies and a Giveaway


I can not count how many chocolate chip cookie recipes I have tried in my lifetime,  each time I get a craving, I try a new recipe out. There are only two cookie recipes I can say for sure that I have made multiple times. One being Joy the Baker's Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, it is a recipe I know by heart and has never let me down. 
Then there are the Superfood Chocolate Chip Cookies from Kelly of Nosh and Nourish (also the author of the new cookbook Superfoods at Every Meal) This superfood cookie is exactly what you expect when eating a chocolate chip cookie, but you would never know that it had some added protein and fiber thanks to hidden chickpeas. It also includes almond milk and coconut sugar along side traditional chocolate chip cookie ingredients like butter and of course chocolate chips. 
I was lucky to receive a copy of Superfoods at Every Meal to review. I was impressed with how many easy, family friendly recipes there were using 10 different superfoods. Recipes like Walnut Hummus,  Egg Drop Soup, Smashed Berry & Balsamic Kale Grilled Cheese, and of course.... these amazing Superfood Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Give these cookies a try, I bet no one would ever guess there are some hidden chickpeas in there. Then be sure to scroll to the bottom and enter to win your own copy of Kelly's book!
Superfood Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe from Superfoods at Every Meal by Kelly Pfeiffer~ Shared with permission from Fair Winds Press

Ingredients: 
1/2 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour ( Kelly uses unbleached all purpose, I just happened to only have white whole wheat)  
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks (Kelly uses dark chocolate chips, again I used what I had on hand)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with a silicon baking sheet or parchment paper.
Combine chickpeas and almond milk in your food processor and puree until smooth, scrape into a mixing bowl. 
Partially melt butter in the microwave, add it to the chickpea mixture alongside the butter, both sugars, vanilla and egg yolks. Mix until smooth.
In a separate bowl, whisk cornstarch baking soda, flour and salt. Add to the wet ingredients, mix until everything is incorporated. 
Fold in chocolate chunks. 
Using a cookie scoop drop 1-1.5 inch balls of cookie dough on to your baking sheets, 2 inches apart. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown, rotating the cookie sheets halfway through the bake time. 
Allow to cool, and then enjoy!  
Recipe yields about 24 cookies. 
To enter in the giveaway to win a copy of Superfoods at Every meal by Kelly Pfeiffer, leave a comment below telling me anything you want! (The name of your favorite food, what you ate for dinner, your favorite color.... anything!) 

Giveaway ends Febuary 7th at 9pm. I will use random.org to choose one winner on Febuary 8th. The chosen winner will be notified by email. If the chosen winner does not respond by Febuary 11th, a new winner will be chosen. All entrants must be 18 years of age or older and must reside in the USA. 

Disclaimer: I received a copy of Superfoods at Every Meal free of charge to review here on my blog. I received no compensation to write this post, all opinions are 100% my own. Fair Winds Press is sponsoring this giveaway and will be shipping the winner one copy of Superfoods at Every Meal.
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46 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for the chance to win! I love blueberries (superfood right?)

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  3. I am pregnant and all I want is coconut! in any form!!! eating coconut oil by the spoon right now :)

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  4. i wish can join the giveaway and win the book but im not in USA :(

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  5. This is an awesome giveaway, I'd love to win this book to get some ideas for some healthy foods for my girls and husband. Thank you for this giveaway because I know I would use it!

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  6. Yum! Those cookies look fabulous. This book would be an awesome read.. I would love to add more of this goodness to my brain. I am trying to make my eating habits healthier! :) my email, starla.bates@yahoo.com

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  7. i'm getting ready to make a lemon pound cake. :) emilywells10@gmail.com

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  8. I ate popcorn for dinner. Whole grain right????

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  9. I just love cooking and baking. For todays game I made Brownie Waffles

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  10. I am on a diet so I had half a bagel with peanut butter. And, hot tea without cream or sugar.

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  11. hmm maybe I can make a superfood ice-cream or gelato

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  12. I LOVE PUMPKIN AND CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES. I LOVE STEAMED SPINACH WITH LEMON JUICE. I LOVE HALIBUT. YUM SOUNDS LIKE A PERFECT DINNER TO ME

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  13. I love trying new recipes. We had chicken fried steaks, gravy and mashed potatoes for dinner.

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  14. hi, will be trying this cookie recipe this week, thanks so much for the chance to win this great looking cookbook. kpkrier@kci.net

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  15. I would love this book and can't wait to try those cookies!

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  16. would love for spring to arrive!!!!! enough snow!

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  17. This looks like a must-add to my cookbook collection

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  18. I love the sun and a good plowman - these are 2 of MY favorite things! I have to try this healthy Choco Chip recipe, yum!

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  19. I love summer and eating foods that remind me of summer - watermelon, oranges, fruit smoothies, vegan hot dogs and homemade baked beans!

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  20. Thanks Carrie, and sooooo glad you and the fam loved my cookies!! xoxo, Kel

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  21. I'm always looking for healthier cookie recipes. This one looks delicious - a must try! Thanks for posting!

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  22. Well this looks interesting! What a nice healthy recipe. How did you like them?

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  23. Your chocolate chip cookies look good! I would like to incorporate more superfoods in my family's diet.

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  24. What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win. I eat blueberries every day :)

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  25. I love anything chocolate, especially dark chocolate.

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  26. Joy the Baker's cookies are awesome!

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  27. I ate salmon last night for dinner, fresh caught by my fiance :) from water to table...YUM
    heatheranne99 at gmail dot com

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  28. My favorite foods are blueberry and watermelon

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  29. I would love to win this cookbook! Sneaking healthy ingredients into everyone's desserts like the Superfood Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is a genius idea.Thanks for the giveaway!

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  30. i ate a whole roasted cauliflower for dinner!

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  31. leave a comment below telling me anything you want!

    i love oatmeal cookies with icing baby!

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  32. Every morning I enjoy a chocolate, banana, cherry, cold coffee and kefir smoothie.

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  33. Great giveaway, would love to learn to incorporate Superfoods at every meal!

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  34. I just got hooked on Chia Seeds. I really like them!
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  35. I am so in love with oven roasted veggies right now! I am loving zucchini chips and kale chips also! Thank you for the giveaway! keshakeke1977(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  36. I love cooking and baking and trying new recipes! Would love to win this cookbook! Thanks for the giveaway! alisonharper44@yahoo.com

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  37. I'd love to win your cookbook and try some new recipes! lovinlife405@hotmail.com

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  38. Thanks for the chance to enter this giveaway. I am a chocolate lover and this recipe looks divine.

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  39. I'm a mom of 5 trying to get my kids to eat healthier - I could definitely use this book! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  40. I am trying to eat much healthier. I have blueberries every morning!

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