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Cookie Dough Dip

Published in Recipes, Desserts Author: CentraCare


  • 16 oz can of Reduced Sodium Garbanzos Beans (Chick Peas)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp low sodium peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp skim milk
  • 3 Tbsp oatmeal
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

*Pretzels, animal crackers, graham crackers, or fruit for serving


Drain and rinse the garbanzo beans. Add the beans, vanilla, peanut butter, milk, oatmeal, and brown sugar to a food processor. Blend until very smooth. Transfer the dip into a serving bowl. Stir in the mini chocolate chips. Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Yield: 16 servings

Serving: 2 Tbsp

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 98
  • Fat: 3 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0.9 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 33 mg
  • Carbs: 16 g.
  • Fiber: 1 g.
  • Protein: 2 g.