Sweet Cinnamon Hummus

Sweet Cinnamon Hummus

This isn’t the first time that I’ve featured hummus on my site, because hummus is just the best!  For all you vegans out there, you know that hummus is basically a vegan food group – so the more types of hummus I can create the better!

Now, with the holidays coming up I felt as though I needed to adjust my hummus offerings to fit the season so I created a hummus dip that will go great at any holiday party!

By taking this vegan staple and adding in a bit of cinnamon, sweetness, and holiday cheer (okay that last one isn’t TECHNICALLY in there) I created a perfect sweet cinnamon hummus that is sure to be a real crowd pleaser!  Now I do try to avoid sugar, but this recipe does call for a less processed sugar and some medjool dates for sweetness.  So even though it’s got a tad bit of sugar in there, you can still enjoy without the guilt!

Serve this sweet cinnamon hummus with some apples and pretzels and everyone will love your for it!  Oh and be sure to chill before you serve too, it enhances the flavors and taste – after an hour in the fridge it takes on a different and delicious flavor!

Free Tip: it’s going to take a bit of blending and elbow grease, but in total you can get this whole snack done in just 10 minutes – and it will be the most rewarding 10 minutes of your holiday season!

Vegan Sweet Cinnamon Hummus

Sweet Holiday Hummus
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 2 Cups
Ingredients
  • 1 Can Chickpeas, Rinsed and Drained
  • 1 Lemon, Juiced
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Tahini
  • 6-8 Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut or Date Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. You may want to add a little more water if you want a thinner consistency,
  2. Place the hummus into a container and chill until cold, at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve with apples and pretzels.
Tips and Ideas
Be sure to REALLY blend it up, you don't want chunks of dates, you want a nice smooth hummus.
If you don't have medjool dates you can use ⅓ cup of raisins, it'll taste a bit different but still delicious!
If you trust me and you double up the batch, making it in a blender is a bit easier.

What’s your favorite kind of hummus?

What fun treat are you brining to holiday parties this season?

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Comments

  1. says

    Zach, do you think this would be good on warm bread right out of the oven? I have a really yummy maple apple bread that might be good ripped up into chunks and dunked! What do you think?

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