Cooking with School Age Kids: Dark Chocolate Hummus

Dark Chocolate Hummus


This surprising dip for fruit and pretzels is a hit for children, parties, and showers! Try dipping a pretzel and adding blueberries to the top.

Fruit – Strawberries, pineapple, green apple slices, salty pretzels
15-oz can chickpeas
1/4 cup tahini
1/4 cup maple syrup or agave syrup, add more if you
like it sweeter
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Drain the liquid from the chickpeas into a glass measuring cup and reserve. To the bowl of a food processor, add the chickpeas, tahini, maple or agave syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla, salt, and 2 Tablespoons water or the water from the chickpea can. Puree for 30 seconds, then scrape down the bowl. Taste; if necessary, add a bit more syrup to your liking. Add additional 1-2 Tablespoons water and puree again to get a creamy consistency. Store refrigerated for 7-10 days.

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