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Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus

Dessert hummus is a thing! And this one is packed with all the flavors of fall. Pair this Pumpkin Pie Hummus with fresh fruit and gingersnap cookies for a healthier holiday dessert.

Oh, the things you can do with chickpeas!

If you follow my blog, you’ve probably noticed that I have a thing for dessert hummus. Like my Chocolate Walnut Hummus. Or my Loaded Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough dessert hummus. I know you’re thinking I’m crazy, but plain old savory hummus all the time gets old. Am I right? So, why not sweeten it up a bit and dip some fruit in it instead of carrots?

Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus | Craving Something Healthy

I had this pumpkin pie hummus idea in my head, and I just had to give it a go. So happy I did because this is SO good, and it’s such an easy and healthy dessert idea.

Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus | Craving Something Healthy

This isn’t necessarily a low carb recipe. However, it’s made with mostly healthy carbs – so it’s good for you and it won’t spike your blood sugar. It’s also kind of filling because chickpeas and pumpkin add quite a bit of fiber. And let’s not forget about the health benefits of pumpkin. It’s LOADED with beta carotene which is a winner of an antioxidant. It’s every bit as good for your eyes as those carrots.

Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus | Craving Something Healthy

Who knew that chickpeas would pair so well with canned pumpkin, applesauce, almond butter and a bit of sweetener? Once I added those pumpkin pie spices it was a match made in heaven.

And I promise you can’t taste any chickpeas.

I love this dessert hummus as part of a fruit platter. And it’s totally perfect if you throw in some gingersnap cookies to scoop it up with.

Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus

Such a healthier way to enjoy the flavors of pumpkin pie! Makes 3 cups
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Keyword: dessert hummus, pumpkin
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Craving Something Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas rinsed very well
  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar or stevia, or other sweetener
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • pomegranate arils to garnish
  • caramel sauce to garnish

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Make sure you scrape down the sides of the bowl periodically.
  • Taste and adjust any spices or sweetener.
  • Refrigerate covered until ready to serve. Stir before serving.
  • If desired, sprinkle pomegranate arils and/or drizzle with caramel sauce before serving. Serve with sliced fruit and cookies

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 67mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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Have you ever had a dessert hummus? Do you know they sell them in some stores now?


Eat well!

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9 Comments

  1. I needed to come with a healthy snack for a fitness group. I had just sampled a store bought pumpkin pie hummus and thought I could make that myself! I found your recipe and made it today and absolutely love it! I shared the link with my group and expect other samplers too! Can’t wait to try your other recipes.

  2. Awesome job creating this! I was a bit skeptical at first from almond butter and applesauce but it’s absolutely delightful! I saw pumpkin pie hummus at a local store and I thought “I could make this”. That’s when I looked up a recipe and found this! Love that you do other hummus recipes too, I will totally check them out and try them 🙂

    1. I’m so glad you liked it Heather! I’m starting to see more dessert hummus at the store too. It’s so easy to make and I love the surprised look on people’s faces when I tell them what it is 🙂

  3. This looks so good! I really love dips that go well with cheese and fruits so I know I’ll love this! Thanks for the recipe!

    1. Thanks Lizzie! If you try it let me know how you like it. I actually polished most of it off with a spoon 🙂

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