Vegan Chocolate Chickpea Bark

Updated: Jul 06, 2023

Vegan Chocolate Chickpea Bark
General Information
  • Snacks
  • Sweet
  • 1 hour 12 minutes
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • About 20 small pieces


  • 15 ounces of chickpeas (1 can)
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips (vegan; semi-sweet)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil


If you're in the market for an easy, yummy, and nutrient-packed snack, look no further than this vegan chocolate chickpea bark. It's rich in protein from chickpeas and antioxidant compounds from cacao. Roasted chickpeas have a lovely crunch and a neutral flavor that goes well with chocolate. You won't be able to tell you're eating legumes.

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Drain the chickpeas and then dry them really well with a kitchen towel. Try to remove as many skins as you can.(5 minutes)
  3. Place the dried chickpeas in a bowl and mix them with olive oil. Give them a mix and then spread them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.(2 minutes)
  4. Bake until golden browned and crunchy. It may take from 25-35 minutes, depending on your oven. Every 8-10 minutes, toss them around to ensure they roast evenly.(30 minutes)
  5. Set the roasted chickpeas aside while you melt the chocolate.
  6. In a double boiler or a microwave, melt the chocolate chips until thick and smooth.(5 minutes)
  7. Add the roasted chickpeas and give everything a good mix. Spread it evenly on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. It should be about 1/4 inch thick. Place in the freezer to set.(30 minutes)
  8. Break it up into smaller pieces and enjoy!