Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus, Yes, Please, by Deb Glasser, M.S., R.D

Chocolate chip cookie dough hummus.

You are saying to yourself one of two things: a) “Definitely YESSSS! That sounds amazing.” or b) “Just no.”

I am here to convince you category b, nay sayers that you are WRONG.  Chocolate chip cookie dough hummus is divine. Our planet will thank you too.

Last week SNP conducted a mini workshop and hosted chefs from Forward Food, the Humane Society’s division with the mission of adding more plant-based foods into everyday diets. Food Forward is doing extraordinary work providing resources to food service professionals from schools, hospitals, and restaurants (to name a few) that help to get more plant-based items on menus. Incorporating more plant-based foods can help create a better food system and reduce the environmental impact of industrial agriculture. The nutrition benefit to individuals can also be significant, reducing the risk for heart disease and diabetes.

SNP is grateful to have had the opportunity to get some plant based “inspo” and make this delicious hummus with Forward Food. The hummus was simple to make and will certainly peak the curiosity of students because…chocolate chips. And the smell is exactly like cookie dough! Enjoy.

The recipe yields 20 servings but can easily be quartered for home use.

Published with permission from Forward Food

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

Ingredients

Weight

Measure

Garbanzo or White Cannellini beans, drained or cooked fry dry

4 lbs. 2 oz.

OR ½ gallon + 1 pint

(10 cups total)

Maple syrup

 

2 ¼ cups

Vanilla extract

 

¼ cup + ½ Tbsp.

Rolled oats

 

1 ¼ cups

Salt

 

½ tsp

Chocolate chips

 

1 ½ cups

Garnishes:

 

 

Graham crackers

1 lb. 4 oz.

 

Apple slices

 

2 ½ cups

PREPARATION

Add the beans, maple syrup, vanilla extract, oats and salt to a food processor. Mix until smooth consistency.

Fold the chocolate chips into the hummus with a spoon or spatula until well distributed.

HACCP Critical Control Point: Hold at internal temperature of 40°F or below.

SERVING INFORMATION

Serve ½ cup hummus with favorite cracker or fruit.

Each serving provides 2 meat alternates.

OR

Serve ¼ cup hummus with favorite cracker or fruit.

Each serving provides 1 meat alternate.

NUTRITION INFORMATION per 2 m/ma *From USDA Nutrient Database

Calories: 328 Total Fat: 5.5g Saturated Fat: 2.5g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.6g Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 63g Fiber: 7g Total Sugar: 29g Protein: 8g Sodium: 420mg Vitamin A: 1μg

Vitamin C: 5mg Calcium: 77mg Iron: 2.3mg Folate: 80μg

 

 

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