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Chocolate Chip Hummus

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A sweet twist on healthy hummus to satisfy the sweet tooth without the guilt.

Chocolate Chip Hummus


  • 11oz dried garbanzo beans
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • ½ cup creamy peanut or almond butter
  • ¼ tsp dried ground ginger
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbs confectioners sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbs oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 6 oz mini chocolate chips


  1. Cover 11 oz dried garbanzo beans with water so fully submerged and add 1 tsp baking soda. Allow to soak 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Drain the soaking beans and add them to a pressure cooker with 1 cup water and 1 tsp baking soda and cook on high for 8 minutes. *if you don't have a pressure cooker, boil in a pot on high for 20 to 40 minutes until soft and slightly over cooked, but not too mushy
  3. Add the beans to a food processor with honey, peanut butter, ginger, vanilla, sugar, salt, oil and lemon juice, slowly adding in water until the hummus it the consistency you like.
  4. Mix chocolate chips in by hand and garnish with additional chips on top.
  5. Serve with graham crackers and/or fruit

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