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A bowl of dark chocolate hummus next to a pile of strawberries.
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Dark Chocolate Hummus

This dark chocolate hummus is an easy, nutritious dessert or snack idea. Serve this sweet hummus as a fruit dip with fresh strawberries or any other fruit you like.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 142kcal


  • Food processor or blender.


  • 2 cups canned chickpeas, with no salt added (or substitute cooked, dried chickpeas)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  • Add the chickpeas, maple syrup, extra virgin olive oil, vanilla extract, and salt to a food processor or high powered blender.
  • Blend for 2-3 minutes or until smooth, scraping down the sides of the food processor bowl as necessary.
  • Add the cocoa powder and blend once more to incorporate it.


  • Optional additions to this dark chocolate hummus include freshly grated orange zest or peppermint extract.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.
  • Serve at room temperature for the best consistency.


Serving: 0.25Cup | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg