Healthiest Chocolate Hummus (only 4 ingredients)

4 INGREDIENT GUILT FREE CHOCOLATE HUMMUS

This VEGAN Chocolate Hummus Recipe is made with ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!!! Easy, quick and GOOD FOR YOU chocolate hummus is made with garbanzo beans, dates, cocoa powder and vanilla extract.

3 glass meal containers with fresh berries, cinnamon pita chips and healthy chocolate hummus

Okay, so this is hummus.  Ain’t your authentic hummus!

Amazingly wholesome…. 3 main ingredients <—– Canned chickpeas. Dates. Cocoa Powder.

Go ahead, indulge and feel good.

This chocolate hummus is: 

  • Chocolatey
  • Sweet
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Easy
  • Quick
  • A-H-M-A-Z-I-N-G

Healthy chocolate hummus with cinnamon sugar pita chips <–Snacking couldn’t get any more yummier!

Bowls of cooked chickpeas, pitted dates, cocoa powder, salt and vanilla extract

Main ingredients:

CHICKPEAS : There is no soaking! Just open up a can of chickpeas, drain, rinse and pat dry. So easy and so convenient.

Dates : One of the best natural sweetener there is!  I have used soft, plump Medjool dates.

Cocoa powder : Nothing fancy here. Just your good old cocoa powder from the baking section of your grocery store.

Vanilla extract, Salt : Make it more delicious

Water : Enough to blend

No cook snack ideas are always a great option to have on hand. Some of my favorites include – DIY Cheese and Fruit Bistro Box  or Turkey, Apple and Cheddar pinwheels ( or Wraps) .

How to make chocolate hummus? 

Add drained, rinsed canned chickpeas, pitted dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and salt into a food processor . Process for about 30 seconds until ground and then add water and grind until smooth and creamy.

Done and DONE!

More Chickpea recipes:

Mexican Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

4 Ingredient Salsa Chickpeas Meal Prep

Chickpea Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

4 Ingredient Creamy Chickpea Salad

Instant Pot Thai Chickpea and Spinach Curry

Loaded BBQ Chickpea Wonton Nachos

Baked Beet Falafels

6-Minutes, 4-ingredient Salsa Chickpeas

Butter Chickpeas (Vegetarian Butter chicken)

A shot of creamy chocolate hummus freshly ground in a food processor

How to make Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips:

Cut each pita bread (whole wheat, wheat or regular) into 8 wedges. Coat both sides of pita wedges with a coating of non-stick cooking spray (alternatively, you brush melted butter or coconut oil) and then sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top.

Bake at 350 F for about 18 minutes, until deep golden and crisp (refer picture above)

Don’t have a sweet tooth? Check out this Spicy Ginger Garlic Pita Chips
         

How to meal prep?

  • Make cinnamon sugar pita chips. Cool and store in a covered container at room temperature for up 2 days.
  • Make chocolate hummus recipe with dates. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.
  • Have your choice of berries or fruits ready in the refrigerator
  • Just before eating or packing, transfer cinnamon sugar pita chips, chocolate hummus and berries into meal prep containers.

Storage Tips:

Hummus can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

3 compartment glass Meal prep containers with chocolate hummus, whole strawberries and cinnamon sugar pita chips in each container

Frequently asked questions

Is Chocolate Hummus good for you?

Homemade Chocolate hummus recipe is made with few wholesome ingredients like chickpeas, dates and cocoa powder. It is good for you and totally guilt-free.

What is chocolate hummus made of?

It is made with real ingredients like chickpeas, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and salt.

What do you eat with chocolate hummus?

Chocolate hummus is delicious straight from a spoon. It can also be enjoyed with cinnamon pita chips, pretzels (for a sweet salty combo), apple slices, dried apricots, banana chips or even on toasts.

What does chocolate hummus taste like?

It tastes nutty from chickpeas, Chocolatey from cocoa powder, sweet from dates, vanilla extract gives a real dessert flavor. The idea of a sweet hummus might sound odd, but chickpeas are delicious made into sweet recipes as well. Many traditional South East Asian sweet recipes are made with cooked chickpeas, brown sugar known as jaggery and coconut.

What is chocolate hummus?

Like a traditional hummus recipe, this is made from cooked chickpeas with sweeteners added instead of garlic, cumin and spices. It is smooth and creamy but makes a delicious guilt free snack to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Keeping track of all the Healthy Sweet recipes?

Almond Butter Bars (No bake)

Raw Date and Nut Salami 

Whole Wheat Double Chocolate Avocado Muffins 

The 5 ingredient Homemade Date Nut Bars 

Ridiculously healthy oatmeal cookies

Date and Nut Candy

No Bake Chocolate Avocado Oatmeal Balls

or more sweet recipes 

4 INGREDIENT GUILT FREE CHOCOLATE HUMMUS
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The 4 ingredient Guilt Free Chocolate Hummus

This wholesome 4 ingredient guilt free chocolate hummus is made with garbanzo beans, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and sea salt is so delicious served with cinnamon sugar pita chips. Easy, quick and so good for you! 
Prep Time6 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate hummus, chocolate hummus recipe, healthy chocolate hummus, vegan chocolate hummus
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Maria Doss

Ingredients

4 Ingredient guilt free chocolate hummus

Cinnamon sugar Pita Chips

  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 pita bread, I used whole wheat

Instructions

Make 4 Ingredient guilt free chocolate hummus

  • Add all ingredients except water into a food processor and process for about 30 seconds, until they look like coarse mixture (refer pictures). 
  • Add water (start with 6 tablespoon) and process for 2 to 3 minutes. Check after about 90 seconds, add additional 2 tablespoons water if necessary, We are going for a texture that will be much thicker than regular hummus. 
  • Transfer chocolate hummus into a a serving bowl. 
    (Chocolate hummus can be refrigerated in a covered container for up to 4 days)

Make cinnamon sugar pita chips

  • Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F and have a baking sheet ready. 
  • Stir together sugar and ground cinnamon in small bowl. 
  • Cut each pita bread into 8 wedges each and place on the baking sheet in a single layer. Spray a coating of non-stick cooking spray and turn wedges over and spray again on the other side. 
  • Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top of the pita wedges. 
  • Bake for 17-19 minutes, until golden and crisp. If you are using regular ( not whole wheat) pita bread, then the pita chips will be lighter in color. 
    Place pan on a wire rack to cool completely. 
    (Cinnamon sugar pita chips can be stored in an air tight container at room temperature for couple of days)

To serve:

  • Chocolate hummus is delicious straight from a spoon. It can also be enjoyed with cinnamon pita chips, pretzels (for a sweet salty combo), apple slices, dried apricots, banana chips or even on toasts.

Notes

Dates – I used large, soft Medjool dates for this recipe. However, you can use use an equal quantity by weight (or more depending on the sweetness that you like) of Noor variety. 
Consistency – The consistency is best when it is slightly thicker than regular hummus
How to meal prep chocolate hummus with cinnamon pita chips?
Make cinnamon sugar pita chips. Cool and store in a covered container at room temperature for up 2 days.
Make chocolate hummus. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.
Have your choice of berries or fruits ready in the refrigerator
Just before eating or packing, transfer cinnamon sugar pita chips, chocolate hummus and berries into meal prep containers.
 

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