There has been a trend permeating social media and even some major grocery stores about “dessert hummus” recently. Yes you heard me correctly dessert (like chocolate, vanilla, snicker-doodle, caramel,etc) with your favorite savory bean spread. I had seen it on Instagram but never in person until recently on a trip through Costco. One of the sample ladies was giving here pitch about brownie hummus; intrigued I looked at the packaging, saw that it was Vegan and tried it. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste but after looking through the ingredients lists I was not happy about how much added fat (from coconut oil) and sugar (brown, white, and confectioners). So I thought I would try to recreate this delightful surprise at home.
A few days later when I actually got around to testing this “dessert hummus” my husband had asked if we had any chocolate chip cookies in the freezer or snack drawer. Looking at the chickpeas in the food processor, I figured I would try to make a dough from these versatile little legumes….