Apple Butter Hummus



  • 3 pounds of baking apples (like Braeburn, Fuji, Mcintosh or Piñata®)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp brown sugar (separated)
  • 1 tsp + 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Juice from one small lemon
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

If you're looking for a twist on a delicious classic, this sweet Apple Butter Hummus should do the trick. Easy, delicious and healthy all wrapped into one amazing dip.

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  • Yield
    8-10 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    Middle Eastern, European, American
  • In Category
    Appetizer, Side dish
  • Level


To make apple butter:

  1. Peel, core and slice apples into pieces. Place in a slow cooker along with 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon. Toss well.
  2. Cook on low for six hours until the apples are soft.
  3. Transfer to a food processor or blender and puree.
  4. Pour back into the slow cooker and cook for 2 more hours until the mixture has thickened to your liking.
  5. Makes about 2 cups of apple butter.

To make the hummus:

  1. Add the apple butter, chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, 2 tbsp brown sugar and 1/8 tsp cinnamon to a food processor or blender.
  2. Blend until smooth. Garnish with a sprinkle of brown sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Serve with apple slices, pretzels, or crackers.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 294
  • Fat Content: 5.2g
  • Cholesterol Content: 0mg
  • Sodium Content: 16mg
  • Carbohydrate Content: 54.9g
  • Fiber Content: 11.6g
  • Sugar Content: 23.9g
  • Protein Content: 10.7g