Have you heard of chocolate hummus before? Several weeks ago friends of ours served us chocolate hummus as a snack with apple slices and pretzels. It was so good and certainly did not taste like it was made with chickpeas! Who ever thought of combining a can of chickpeas and some cocoa powder and making this delicious concoction? Who thinks of these things?chocolate hummus

 

Since we were introduced to this crazy concoction I’ve made it twice! Think I may be addicted. It’s just so easy and so tasty. People can’t believe it’s chickpeas either! It would also be good served with fresh strawberries too.chocolate hummus

 

Chocolate Hummus

 

Ingredients:

 

1-15oz can chickpeas (1 ½ cups cooked)

¼ cup tahini

¼ cup maple syrup, to taste

½ cup cocoa powder

1 tsp. vanilla

¼ tsp. kosher salt

1-2 Tbsp. water

 

Directions:

 

Drain the can of chickpeas. Add the can of drained chickpeas to the bowl of your food processor along with the tahini, maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla and kosher salt. Puree for 30 seconds and then scrape down the sides of the bowl. Taste, add more maple syrup if desired. Add the 1-2 Tbsp. of water and puree again until it comes to a creamy consistency. Store refrigerated for 7-10 days.chocolate hummus

 

Serve with pretzels, green apple slices and strawberries.

6 comments on “Healthy Appetizers – Chocolate Hummus

Daisy Debs on August 10, 2018 5:48 pm

Oh my ! I,ve just got to try that ! Thanks for sharing Nancy …by the way I made your carrot coleslaw the other day and my family love it better than the usual coleslaw ! mmmm love Debbie 🙂

Nancy Wolff on August 10, 2018 7:21 pm

Daisy,
So glad your family enjoyed the carrot coleslaw! 🙂

Diana Hansen on August 10, 2018 8:45 pm

I am making this right now! YUM!

Nancy Wolff on August 11, 2018 11:41 am

Diana,
I hope you enjoy it, almost like eating frosting! 🙂

Miz Helen on August 20, 2018 8:47 pm

Chocolate Hummus what a great idea, it looks yummy! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday!
Miz Helen

Dee | Grammy's Grid on August 24, 2018 3:16 pm

Oh, oh…I can just taste it! This chocoholic knows it would be so yummy! Just shared x 4 with the hashtags chocolate, hummus, and yum ♥

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