What, does that sound weird to you?
You read it correctly. Cookie sammies. But with creamy dreamy chocolate in the middle. Chocolate made of chickpeas. Chickpea chocolate. Chocolate hummus.
WHY WOULD THERE BE ANY OTHER KIND.
I'm so weirdly obsessed with good ol' garlic hummus that I often forget about the wide world of sweet hummuses. I understand if that sounds weird to you. But it's about time you step outside of your savory hummus comfort zone. Times are changing, and you're gonna get left in the dust if you limit yourself to solely salty garbanzo spreads.
It tastes like... chocolate frosting. I mean I ate half the bowl with my finger as the dipping vehicle. Then I had the magical idea to stuff it inside my new favorite cookies. It was a moment of genius.
When I was little I used to wait in line forever at the pool waiting for those unbelievable M&M ice cream cookie sandwiches. They were the best thing that ever happened to my eight-year-old taste buds.
These sammies are the next best thing. They're perfect for my twenty-five year old taste buds. Instead of M&M's, try rolling them in cacao nibs or chocolate chips. Or relive your glory years and roll them in M&M's. I won't tell.
Let's chat about the outside of these 'wiches. The cookie "bread," if you will. These are a treat that everyone can enjoy mindfully. Perfection!
Ginny Bakes offers a bunch of cookie flavors including chocolate chip, double chocolate, coconut oatmeal, dreamy vegan, chocolate chip macadamia, sweet cinnamon, ginger crisp, cranberry pistachio, and butter crisp. In addition to cookies, they also make bars, crumbles, mixes, and mini bags of cookies for on-the-go sweet snacking. I rolled with the chocolate chip because...chocolate all the time.
The cookies taste perfectly sweet and crunchy in addition to being just the right size. I love that I can snack on a couple as a treat and not feel over-the-edge full. This is not a boring, healthy shmealthy cookie. You can taste the love in these gems! They're the ideal back-to-school treat for moms and kiddos alike.
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Chocolate Hummus Cookie Sandwiches
- Prep Time: 15 mins
- Cook Time: 0 min
- Total Time: 15 mins
- Yield: 5 1x
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Oven
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegan
A healthier high-protein version of the classic cookie sandwich!
For the chocolate hummus:
- 1-15oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- ¼ cup pure maple syrup
- 2 tbsp creamy almond butter
- 1 tbsp almond milk
- 3 tbsp cacao powder
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp coffee grinds
For the cookie sandwiches:
- 1 sleeve Ginny Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookie Love (10 cookies, you'll have one leftover)
- Chocolate hummus
- Place all hummus ingredients in a large food processor. Process until completely smooth and creamy.
- Spread a couple spoonfuls of hummus on half of the cookies. Top with another cookie. (You will have plenty of leftover hummus. Use it as a dip for apples, rice cakes, toast, etc.)
- Refrigerate any leftover sandwiches.
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Yamir Oliveras says
Just had the chocolate filling with apples and loved it!!! Ext time I’ll make the actual cookie sandwiches. Thanks for the recipe!
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Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie says
Oh I'm totally on board with the dessert hummus. Love that you put it between two cookies! I may need to whip up a batch of my healthier chocolate chip cookies to make these.
Monique @ burpees to bubbly says
that chocolate hummus, though! I could picture myself using my finger as the dipper, too... or maybe some pretzels or graham cracker sticks... the possibilities are endless!
Addie Martanovic says
As a fellow hummus fanatic... I am dyyyying to try this! Looks delicious!
She Rocks Fitness says
I am amazed what one can do with chickpeas...They of course look delicious...They are probably so easy to devour one after another after another...
Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine says
Hummus cookie sammies? That's awesome!! Haha and I love Ginny Bakes! I've never had the cookies, but I love the bars!
Oh my gosh!! YUMMMMM
Amanda @ .running with spoons. says
Weird? No. Delicious? Heck to the YES. It's amazing how a few years n the blogging community can totally desensitize you to any sort of strange food combo. I'd definitely be eating this straight from the bowl with a spoon.
Emily @ Sinful Nutrition says
I can get down with some chocolate hummus! 😀 I laugh in the face of new food adventures!
Catherine @ foodiecology says
This is awesome! You've just made my cookie-loving and hummus-loving heart swoon. Great idea...I don't think these are weird at all.
Yummy! Chick peas are quite impressive with all the different flavors they can take on. My fav poolside treat was the Spongebob Popsicle. Maybe you can recreate those next? 😉