Sweet and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Preparation 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins

Chickpeas are roasted in brown sugar and spices for a healthy, crunchy snack.


  • 2 (15 oz.) cans chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Rinse and drain chickpeas; dry well on paper towels.
  2. Place chickpeas on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Remove pan from oven ad shake. Return to oven for another 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine seasonings and brown sugar in a small bowl.
  4. Remove chickpeas from oven and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with spices and shake pan again to coat chickpeas with olive oil and seasonings.
  5. Return to oven and bake chickpeas for another 10-15 minutes, or until chickpeas are browned and very crunchy.
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