They don't look the same as Miryam's, and my kids said they didn't look like real chocolate chip cookies, but they ate them and pronounced that they were good.No one was able to guess that the secret ingredient was chickpeas.
Yep! You heard me right. Chickpeas, peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, baking powder and chocolate chips. That's it! The dough is very sticky to work with, but the end result was pretty darn good.
He warned me that today was going to be 49 C (that's 120 degrees) and boy was he right!
There was a breeze but it was like a blast of heat from an oven. I was grateful for rare spots of shade, like this trail next to a park that I was able to take for a few minutes. I pretended I was in the woods, and listened intently for the cool sound of a babbling brook.
Instead, all I heard was a squawking chicken who was hanging out in the shade, too. Can you see her there in the middle?
After 20 minutes of walking, I hightailed it home to cool off.