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Peanut Butter Hummus

by Kristen


I am always trying to come up with new and fun recipes.  It’s kind of funny that I am posting a hummus recipe on this blog because hummus was Ten Years Ago!

 I discovered Hummus when I went to cross-country camp as a high school student ( summer of 2000).  And yes, since I was talking about high school, I do have the right to the word Totally –thank you very much!

The other day, it was 5:00, and my toddler was begging for dinner. BUT I was trying to wait until my husband got home from work. I decided to whip up an appetizer for him to snack on while we waited.

I will admit, I was a little nervous about this snack.  E had never eaten hummus before ( mostly because he is two and a half and hummus was trendy ten years ago)  I wasn’t sure if he would be all about it.  So I added peanut butter.  He was game 🙂 hummus1













Peanut Butter Hummus 


1 Can of Chickpeas

One heaping tablespoon of peanut butter

1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 

Two tablespoons of olive oil 

Two teaspoons of honey

Blend all the ingredients in a food processor until you get the texture you like Note about this recipe:

 I was a little reluctant to add olive oil to this hummus.  I thought that the oil already in this peanut butter would be enough.  However, without the olive oil, the texture was too rough for me. hummus2

Of course, I served this peanut butter hummus with apple slices.  The two paired together perfectly! hummus8

My two year old pretty much chowed this down. hummus3.jpg

This healthy snack won my little guy over with flying colors! We will make this again for sure!



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MaryLinda November 16, 2017 - 12:27 am

This sounds yummy! I’m thinking you could add some of the liquid from the chickpeas, or a neutral oil like grapeseed, to make it smoother. Also, peeling the chickpeas definitely makes a SMOOTHER hummus!

Kristen November 16, 2017 - 12:57 am

thanks for the great tips!

Christie Ferguson March 10, 2015 - 5:24 am

Have you ever tried freezing this? I wonder if it would work? Looks delicious!

Kristen March 10, 2015 - 6:24 pm

I have not ever tried freezing hummus. Maybe try googling it?

angele @shoeboxbegone August 15, 2014 - 4:43 am

I hadn’t realized that hummus was ‘out’ 😉 Guess that’s cause I’m getting old lol. This looks good, actually, and I’ll have to try it with my kids 🙂

Christie August 13, 2014 - 9:29 pm

Neat twist on hummus! I’ve never seen a sweet hummus before!

Michelle August 13, 2014 - 8:35 pm

Oh my goodness this sounds AMAZING. Two of my favourite things! Have bookmarked this recipe!



Paulina August 13, 2014 - 7:22 pm

OMG I must try this asap! Two of my favorite things in one recipe.

Rosey August 13, 2014 - 3:25 pm

That’s a good idea to mix the peanut butter and hummus. I bet I’d like it, and I think my kids would too.

Jacqueline August 13, 2014 - 6:47 am

Oh, yummy! Toss a few raspberries on top and I’m sold 🙂 I used to hate hummus until I actually tried it! Peanut butter and hummus? Awesome!

Pauchee Casimiro August 13, 2014 - 5:56 am

Looks yummy and healthy. I would try this out. My son loves to munch so I think he would love this.

akshayravi August 13, 2014 - 3:54 am

i love peanut butter..but never tried it with hummus….

Franc Ramon August 13, 2014 - 3:15 am

Peanut butter hummus would surely be a hit with kids. It’s easy to eat and digest.

Gabby August 12, 2014 - 8:41 pm

Now this is something that I have to try! I do love hummus and peanut butter! I never heard of combining the two.

Laura June 28, 2023 - 9:21 pm

Do you drain the chick peas first?

Kristen July 7, 2023 - 2:19 pm



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