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Crunchy Oven Roasted Chickpeas

  • Author: Mila Clarke Buckley
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16 ounces of chickpeas
  • Diet: Vegetarian


A seriously good, seriously simple way to jazz up your Chickpeas, and get some crunch into your life. 


  • Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) – 1 Can, 16 ounces
  • Cinnamon – 1 teaspoon
  • Kosher Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin – 1 teaspoon
  • Ancho Chile Pepper – 1 teaspoon


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. First, open your can of chickpeas, and drain them. Get all of the juice out of that can! You can catch them with a sieve, or a strainer.
  3. Next, lay them out on a paper towel, and (GENTLY) pat them dry. Chickpeas are delicate creatures; so don’t pat them too hard. Be sure that they are completely dry, or you’re going to end up with some burnt, soggy chickpeas at the end of this.
  4. Lay them on some parchment paper, and a baking sheet. Coat them with a very light layer of olive oil.
  5. Rub them with the cinnamon, kosher salt, cumin, and ancho chile pepper.
  6. Pop them into your 400-degree oven, and let them bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Take one out, blow on it and test it! If it’s not exactly right, leave it in for 4-5 more minutes
  8. Let them cool to be warm, and enjoy your crunchy chickpeas all-warm, and flavorful!


  • Once cooled, store these in an air-tight container at room temp for 2 weeks.
  • Use on top of soups, salads, or grab as a snack. 
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Baked

Keywords: oven roasted chickpeas, crunchy chickpeas.

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