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Gingerbread Hummus

Gingerbread hummus is a festive dessert twist on the class dip. It's made with maple syrup and spices and is perfect for dipping fresh fruit and graham crackers or pretzels!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 50kcal


  • 15 ounce can chickpeas drained
  • ¼ cup sunflower seed butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2.5 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or blender.
  • Blend on high speed for 3-4 minutes, stirring every minute until it is smooth or reached desired consistency
  • Spoon into a bowl to serve.


Use regular milk or any non-dairy milk of choice like almond milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc.
Substitute almond butter or cashew butter for the Sunbutter, if preferred.
Substitute 2 cups of dry cooked chickpeas if desired.
Serve with crackers and/ or sliced fruit like apples.
Add ¼ cup of mini chocolate chips for a little extra sweetness.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg