Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ball

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ball looks like a rich, sweet treat, but is actually a healthy snack with fiber & protein from a secret ingredient.
Course Dessert, Dip, Snack
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips


  • One 15 oz. can chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 c cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c honey or to taste (substitute agave or maple syrup for strict vegan)
  • 1/2 c peanut butter
  • 1 t vanilla
  • Optional about 1 c total of any of the following or a combination for coating the dough ball: chopped peanuts, milk, semisweet, or white chocolate, or peanut butter chips, chopped chocolate, etc.
  • Cookies crackers, tortillas, bread, etc. for dipping and spreading


  • Combine the chickpeas, cocoa powder, honey, peanut butter, and vanilla in your food processor.
  • Process until a dough consistency forms, stopping to scrape down the sides, as needed.
  • Gather the contents of the food processor together in a ball and wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate at least an hour, or until firm.
  • Place your desired coating ingredients in a shallow pan and roll the ball in the coating, pressing firmly to adhere.
  • Return the dough ball to the refrigerator until ready to serve. Serve with fruit, crackers, etc., or on sandwiches or tortillas, as desired.


Makes about 2 cups