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Healthy Chocolate Dip (chocolate Hummus Recipe)

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This Chocolate Hummus Recipe is easy to make and ready in about 5 minutes! Just 4 ingredients and you’ll be dipping into this healthy chocolate dip in no time.

chocolate hummus

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I see a recipe and am so intrigued by the ingredients that I have to make it and find out for myself if it’s any good. This Chocolate Hummus recipe definitely falls into that category.

 I’ve had this healthy Chocolate Dip in my to-make file for some time now. With strawberries so plentiful right now, I finally took the time to make the dip.  

You’ll be super surprised at what the secret healthy ingredient is!  Are you ready for it?

It’s garbanzo beans!  Yes, this is hummus, but with chocolate!

What a great little snack this turned out to be! Thick, rich, and chocolatey. Chocolate Hummus is perfect for dipping graham crackers, strawberries, or bananas.

I certainly didn’t feel guilty feeding this to my kids.

healthy chocolate dip

What?  You said you wanted strawberries and chocolate for a snack?  

Why sure, have all you want!  The kids asked for this at every snack and meal until it was gone. (I never told them what was in it.)

Recipe Tips:

  • Using a high-powered blender really makes this dip super creamy.  (like a Vitamix)
  • We definitely preferred the chocolate hummus chilled over room temperature.  (It’s chilled in the photo above, when room temperature, it is darker and not as thick.)
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chocolate hummus

Healthy Chocolate Dip (Chocolate Hummus Recipe)

  • Author: Jamie Sanders

Description

This Chocolate Hummus Recipe is easy to make and ready in just about 5 minutes! Just 4 ingredients and you’ll be dipping into this healthy chocolaty dip in no time.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup(s) canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa (I substituted 3 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 3 Tbsp fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 Tbsp hot water

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender; blend until smooth.
  2. Place in the refrigerator for up to 30 minutes to firm up.

 

This was one of our What’s Cookin’ Wednesday projects and for fun, my 5 year old made a video demonstrating how to make the dip.

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  1. This looks so amazing! 😀 I must try it a.s.a.p.! Thanks for the great recipe!

    Caroline
    chocolateandcarrots.com

  2. what brand of blender did you use for the chocolate dip? you stated in the recipe that a high-powered blender was needed.

    1. Hi, A high powered blender is definitely NOT needed for this recipe. Any blender will work. I personally have a vitamix blender and it is my opinion that a high powered blender makes this dip EXTRA super smooth and creamy (almost like whipped butter.)
      ~Jamie

  3. Sounds interesting. However, it does seem like there's a lot of sugar in this, between the actual sugar and the sweetened condensed milk. Any idea how much there is per serving?

    1. These are my two favorite sites for finding out nutritional info: http://caloriecount.about.com/ and myfitnesspal.com. If you look up the nutritional values, be sure to come back and let everyone know. According to the weight watchers website, this recipe is 2 points plus per serving. (When I diet, i loosely follow their plan…) 1 serving is 2 tablespoons of the dip.
      jamie@ scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com

  4. Made this last night and although it didn't look at all like yours (darker and not as thick), it was yummy! I sprinkled in some cinnamon- love that combo of chocolate and cinnamon. And subbed the sugar with agave nectar, justna little squeeze.

  5. Looks amazing! I would never have thought of using chickpeas with chocolate 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  6. Thanks so much for sharing sith us at Someday Crafts! I will be featuring your recipe tonight on our blog. Please stop back in and grab a Featured on Someday Crafts Button for your blog. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Chickpeas — who'd have thought! Sounds good and I'll be trying it at the next ladies' night out! Thanks for linking on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy! Hope to see you again soon –

  8. Oh, this looks so yummy, can I love the secret ingredient! I'm hosting a linky party "One Creative Weekend" at OneCreativeMommy.com. I'd love for you to visit and link up this idea and/or anything else you'd like to share. (I'm definitely pinning this!)

  9. Wow, I had to come over and check out anything that says Healthy Chocolate! Your recipe looks so awesome! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday's Best!

  10. Your recipe is being featured at tonights link and greet party at CountryMommaCooks …… have a great weekend : )

  11. Your recipe looks awesome! Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  12. Yum. Looks tasty. Do you know the calorie content?

    1. I dont know the calories, but two tablespoons of the dip is 2 pts plus. I considered making it with splenda, but since it was for the kids I just used regular sugar. Taking out the real sugar reduces the pp by .5.
      ~Jamie

  13. This looks so yummy! How many calories per serving? I love your blog and am thrilled to be your newest follower!
    -Molly
    thepoorsophisticate.blogspot.com

  14. This looks amazing!! I found you at Uncommon…and am SO glad I did. Newest follower…and who knew you could do that with chickpeas?! 😉
    Tonii
    Blue Skies Ahead