Chocolate Hummus Recipe: The Dessert Dip You Didn’t Know You Needed

Indulge in a sweet twist on a classic dip with creamy, dessert-worthy chocolate hummus that’s perfect for fruit dunking or spoon-licking!

Yes, you read that right! Chocolate. Hummus. It’s time to surprise your tastebuds and everyone around you with a creamy, dreamy, chocolatey twist on the classic Middle Eastern dip. Ready for a sweet treat that also packs a protein punch? Then stay tuned, because I’ve got the ultimate, easy-to-follow recipe that’ll have you licking the bowl clean!


Chocolate Hummus Delight

chocolate hummus delight

Transform your snack time with this decadent yet healthy chocolate hummus! Yes, you read that right—chocolate and chickpeas are joining forces to bring you a dessert dip that’ll have you questioning why you haven’t tried this sooner. Perfect for any occasion, it’s an unexpected twist that’ll make you the most talked-about chef in your circle.

  • Cooking Method: Blending
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cuisine Type: Fusion


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2-4 tbsp water (as needed)

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine drained chickpeas, cocoa powder, maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, and salt.
  2. Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.
  3. Gradually add water, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl and dig in, or refrigerate until ready to serve.


  • Swap almond butter with peanut butter for a different nutty twist!
  • Garnish options: fresh berries, shredded coconut, or a sprinkle of sea salt.
  • Serving ideas: apple slices, pretzels, or even by the spoonful!