Copycat Aldi Brownie Batter Hummus is smooth, full of brownie batter taste and oh so delicious. The best part of this copycat recipe is that our recipe is lower in fat and contains no oil.
If you are craving a low point chocolate snack, then this 5 minute recipe is just what you need. This easy swap for Sabra brownie batter hummus is lower in calories, fat and points and will satisfy your craving just as well.
Who likes brownies? Who likes hummus? What if you combined the two? You’d get this delicious, chocolaty spread that is perfect for dipping fruit or pretzels.
Updated April 2023 for Weight Watchers Points.
What is Vegetarian Chocolate Hummus?
This vegetarian chocolate hummus recipe is made from simple ingredients that you may already have in your pantry. Isn’t it great when you can stick to your health goals but still enjoy a rich chocolate treat? That’s a win-win.
What Ingredients Do I Need To Make This Recipe?
This easy recipe requires only five basic ingredients, that you may already have in your pantry:
- chickpeas, drained and rinsed very well (you may substitute black beans)
- cocoa powder, unsweetened
- Almond Breeze, unsweetened or other plant-based milk
- maple syrup or honey (or no-calorie sweetener of your choice if you prefer)
- vanilla extract
This oil-free hummus recipe is also…
- naturally gluten-free
- kid friendly
- great for meal prep
- great for WW Program
- makes a great snack, dessert, or party appetizer
Can You Taste the Beans in Chocolate Hummus?
I personally cannot taste the beans in this dip. Drain and rinse the beans really well to prevent a beany taste. You can also add an extra slight pinch of salt which counteracts the bean flavor and goes well with the chocolate.
WW points in Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus
Click to calculate and log the WW points for this Brownie Batter Hummus recipe. The points are for one serving, two tablespoons, of this Copycat Tribe Brownie Batter Hummus.
This chocolate hummus is 1 point per serving for WW Program 2023.
Can I Freeze Hummus?
Yes! Hummus freezes well. Freeze your hummus for up to four months. Make sure that you use a freezer safe container or a zipper plastic bag.
To thaw your frozen hummus, place frozen hummus in the fridge and allow it to thaw for a few hours. The smaller the container your hummus is in the faster it will thaw. Make sure that you stir your hummus after it thaws in case there is any separation.
Can Brownie Batter Hummus Be Meal Prepped?
Absolutely, it is so easy to meal prep your hummus since it can be stored in the fridge for up to five days. I’ll warn you though, it won’t last long.
Is Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus Cheaper Than Store Bought?
Yes! Our Aldi copycat recipe is cheaper. If you buy store bought hummus, it costs $3-4 for 8 ounces. The homemade version costs slightly more than half that price and will feed 6 people generously. Making your own brownie batter hummus at home not only saves money.
Plus, chocolate hummus varieties are not always available at Aldi or you local grocery store, so this is the perfect recipe to keep on hand for when you want to bring some to your next party or family gathering.
Who Would Enjoy this Brownie Batter Hummus Recipe?
This brownie batter hummus recipe is perfect for dessert lovers. If you like the flavor brownies or even brownie batter ice cream, but you don’t want all the added calories then this brownie batter hummus is a great alternative.
This brownie batter hummus recipe is suited to anyone who loves the flavor of brownies and wants a healthier option for snacking on brownie flavor without all the fat and calories.
This homemade hummus dip tastes so delicious that even the people in your life that is not on a healthy journey are going to love it. I don’t know about you, but I always feel better when I am feeding my family something homemade and healthy. This is a great kid-friendly way to add fiber and beans to your family’s diet.
What Can I Use to Dip into This Brownie Batter Hummus Swap?
Are you wondering how to serve dessert hummus?
Here is a list of some of my favorite things to dip into this recipe:
- sliced apples
- banana chunks
- graham crackers
- pretzels (the flat crisps work especially well for dipping)
- pita chips
You can also enjoy chocolate hummus in these ways:
- spread on pancakes or waffles
- top an oatmeal cup
- put a dollop on a personal size Banana Soufflé
- Swirl into Banana Nice Cream
- swirl it together with natural peanut butter for a truly decadent real-food treat
- eat it right off the spoon!
How Long Can I Store This Hummus in the Fridge?
Store your Copycat Trader Joe’s brownie batter hummus in the fridge for up to five days. Be sure to keep your hummus in an airtight container to keep it fresh and creamy.
How is this Brownie Batter Hummus Healthier?
This brownie batter hummus recipe is healthier because it does not contain oil. I also used honey to sweeten this creamy and rich dip so that it’s lower in Weight Watchers points will still be sweet, rich and delicious.
Can I Swap Black Beans for Chickpeas in Chocolate Hummus Dip?
Yes. While I haven’t tried this variation, I’ve made black bean brownies many times and the flavor works with chocolate. Be sure to rinse and drain beans well.
What Does Brownie Batter Hummus Taste Like?
This brownie batter hummus tastes just like a bowl of brownie dough. This makes it a dessert food, but also a great snack because the flavors are familiar and comforting. It can be enjoyed with graham crackers, fruit or any other of your favorite items to dip.
Adding a few mini chocolate chips on top really takes the flavor of this dessert to the next level, so if you have the points or calories for it, I recommend trying it.
How to Make Chocolate Dessert Hummus (3 Easy Steps with Photos)
Here are the steps to make Brownie Batter Hummus.
Step 1 – Gather Ingredients
Gather all the ingredients you need for the Copycat Brownie Batter Hummus recipe. Be sure to drain and rinse garbanzo beans very well.
Step 2 – Combine Ingredients in a Food Processor
In a food processor or high-speed blender, add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. For a thicker consistency, use less milk, for thinner, more milk.
Step 3 – Place in a Bowl and Serve
Once your brownie batter hummus is smooth, remove from the food processor and place hummus in a bowl.
Serve with fruit or crackers to dip. If desired, sprinkle a few chocolate chips on top, or dust with additional cocoa powder or powdered sugar.
Enjoy this tasty and low point Copycat Aldi Brownie Batter Hummus. If you are making this rich and creamy dip for meal prep, place your hummus in individually portioned cups for an easy grab and go snack.
Copycat Aldi Brownie Batter Hummus Recipe
- 15 oz chickpeas 2 cans, drained and rinsed very well
- .5 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
- .25 cup Almond Breeze, unsweetened or other plant-based milk
- 2 T maple syrup or honey. No calorie liquid sweetener may be substituted.
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- In a food processor or high-speed blender, add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. For thicker consistency, use less milk, for thinner, more milk.
- Serve with fruit or crackers to dip.
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