Dark Chocolate Hummus – Oh My Veggies

The only thing standing between you and this dark chocolate hummus are 6 ingredients. You have a chickpea-based hummus that can be made into a dessert hummus with cocoa powder, maple syrup, and more.

Dark chocolate hummus

Dip your chocolate hummus with fresh fruit, pretzels, cookies and more. If you’re a hummus lover, you have to try this dark chocolate hummus, it’s so decadent. This easy dessert is a healthy treat.

I love classic hummus, but I’m trying new flavors. Also check out my Edamame Hummus for another twist of flavor.

This dark chocolate hummus recipe is…

  • vegan
  • Dessert hummus
  • Fast and easy
  • healthy
  • gluten free
  • free milk
  • Made with chickpeas

How to Make Chocolate Hummus

Dark chocolate hummus

Complete steps on how to make chocolate hummus are on the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post. A quick walk through on how it is made.

  1. Start by adding the ingredients to the food processor.
  2. Then blend until it’s nice and smooth and no lumps break up.
  3. Add more almond milk if you want the texture thinner.
  4. Pour into a bowl and serve with fresh fruit, pretzels, cookies and more.

Helpful tips for success

Dark chocolate hummus

Food processor

I find that the food processor works best for making hummus. You can use a high speed blender if you don’t have your own.


If you find that your hummus is too thick, add a little more almond milk to reach your desired consistency.

Dark Chocolate Hummus Variation

Dark chocolate hummus

Honey or Agave

You can use honey as a sweetener if you are vegetarian and don’t need it. Or even a liquid agave will work instead of maple syrup. Just sweet in taste.

Dark chocolate cocoa powder

You can reach for dark chocolate cocoa to enhance the flavor of this hummus. I used a regular cocoa but hesitated to change it.

Plant-based dairy

You can swap from almond milk to coconut milk, soy, etc. Use what you have. I prefer to use only almond milk as we have plenty of it in our kitchen.

Dark Chocolate Hummus FAQs

Dark chocolate hummus

Is it a sweet hummus?

Yes, it’s a dessert hummus. Chickpeas are the base but the other ingredients help elevate the flavor to the chocolate flavor.

How to store leftover chocolate hummus?

If you don’t eat all of your hummus, simply store it in an airtight container in the fridge. Hummus will keep for 4-5 days. Just stir and then dish up the hummus.

Does hummus freeze?

I do not recommend freezing hummus. It’s going to change the texture and it won’t taste very good. I recommend that you make everything you plan to eat in time before it spoils.

Are chickpeas and garbanzo beans the same thing?

Depending on where you live, you may call chickpeas garbanzo beans. They are the same thing when it comes to making hummus. So feel free to use garbanzo beans if it’s labeled on the can.

Dark Chocolate Hummus

This Dark Chocolate Hummus makes a fun and delicious dessert—and it’s healthy, too! And it’s ready in just 15 minutes.

Course: dessert

Recipe: US

Diet: Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian

Keywords: Dark Chocolate Hummus, How To Make Hummus, Hummus Recipe

Serving: 8 serving

Calories: 99kcal


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth

  • Add additional almond milk until desired consistency

  • Serve with pretzels, strawberries and any other dipping snacks of your choice


Calories: 99kcalSugars: 15gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fats: 2gMonounsaturated fats: 2gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 5IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg

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