Peanut Butter Cranberry Chickpea Balls
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Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes if using canned beans; 3 hours 45 minutes if using dry beans
Total time: 35 minutes or 3 hours 55 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
1 (16 ounce) package dry chickpeas
12 cups water
1 cup The Bees Knees peanut butter
2 cups dry gluten-free oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup Peanut Butter & Co. Honey Roasted Peanuts
2 large eggs
1. In a large pot, cover the chickpeas with water. Cook over medium heat for 3 hours or until tender. Check occasionally to see if you need to add more water. Remove from heat; set aside to cool for 30 minutes.
2. In a food processor, combine cooked chickpeas and all remaining ingredients; pulse until well combined. If mixture is too thick, add a touch of water. If mixture is too thin, add more gluten-free oats.
3. Using a tablespoon, form the chickpea mixture into golf ball sized portions on a non-stick baking sheet.
4. Transfer chickpea balls into the oven; cook for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven; set aside for 3 minutes before serving.
5. Serve warm.
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