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Overhead view of a bowl of chocolate brownie hummus on a fruit plate

Chocolate Brownie Hummus

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  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Total Time: About 10 minutes
  • Yield: about 1 3/4 cups hummus 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This healthy chocolate hummus recipe (yes, really!) makes an awesome snack with fruit, pretzels, and more. (Gluten-free, Vegan)


  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 56 Tablespoons pure maple syrup (or agave syrup or keto liquid sweetener)
  • 1/4 cup Dutch-processed (or dark) cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (or more, to taste)
  • 2 Tablespoons water

Optional: chopped chocolate, chocolate chips, or cacao nibs, for garnish


  1. Add chickpeas, oil, peanut butter, and syrup to a food processor or blender.
  2. Puree until smooth, 1-2 minutes.
  3. Scrape down the edges and add cocoa powder, vanilla, salt, and water.
  4. Puree until smooth and blended, pausing to scrape down the sides as needed.
  5. Taste and add additional salt or syrup, as desired.
  6. Garnish with chocolate if desired, and chill until you’re ready to serve.
  7. Store chocolate hummus in an airtight container in the fridge up to 5 days.


DIPPING IDEAS: strawberries, blueberries, apple slices, banana slices, clementine segments, pretzels (gluten-free, if needed), graham crackers, animal crackers, etc.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American