Raspberry Chickpea Blondies

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks
raspberry blondies

Raspberry Chickpea Blondies are the dessert that you never knew you needed on your menu. If you’re a brownie-lover, you will go crazy for these little squares of raspberry-bliss, which combine the gooey-ness of a brownie with the consistency of a fresh-baked cookie. This sweet treat so irresistible, it’ll taste like you’re cheating on your healthy diet. But the good news is, these Raspberry Blondies are Nutrisystem-approved!

It seems almost impossible for something so tasty to be so simple to make, but these Raspberry Blondies can be whipped up in six simple steps. Grab your food processor (or blender!) and combine a can of chickpeas with a nut butter of your choice. We suggest sunflower seed butter, but feel free to substitute with your favorite! Add in oats, baking powder, eggs and Stevia, and process until smooth. Toss in a cup of raspberries and pulse a few times to evenly distribute the berries throughout the batter. Pour into a baking pan and pop in the oven for just 20 minutes.

Packed with nutritious ingredients like chickpeas, nut butter and raspberries, these Raspberry Blondies are the ultimate, guilt-free dessert. This recipe creates 16 blondie bars, so it’s the perfect treat to bring to the BBQ to ensure the dessert table doesn’t derail your healthy diet. Each blondie counts as two Extras on your Nutrisystem meal plan and clocks in at a mere 65 calories per serving. Be sure to log your Raspberry Blondies in the NuMi app to stay on track with your weight loss goals. Consistently logging your daily food intake can increase weight loss results. To learn more about the many benefits of using our NuMi app, click here >

Chocolate-lover? Don’t worry—we’ve got a simple recipe for brownies, too! Check out these 4-Step Black Bean Brownies > for a healthier alternative to this classic sweet treat.

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Servings: Makes 16 servings; 1 bar counts as 1 serving

Calories per Serving: 65

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15.5 oz) can chickpeas
  • ¼ cup sunflower seed butter or any nut butter
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. stevia
  • 1 cup raspberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8 x 8 square pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place chickpeas and nut butter in a food processor. Process until smooth.
  3. Add oats, baking powder, eggs and Stevia. Process until smooth.
  4. Add raspberries and pulse a few times to break up the berries.
  5. Pour into pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool and refrigerate to store.