Faux Cookie Dough Dip

by Dorothy Reinhold on April 1, 2016

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I can’t resist an April Fools’ Day prank.

So on this auspicious day, may I share with you a funny little bit of faux foolishness?

Faux Cookie Dough Dip — deceptively delicious, with the texture and flavor of homemade cookie dough, but…wait for it…it’s actually a bean dip in disguise.

When snack time is over and no one has busted you, tell everyone they are now full of beans!

Faux Cookie Dough Dip

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 8-10

With the flavor and texture of homemade cookie dough, this deceptive dip will delight your snackers on April Fools' Day.


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (if using canned, then rinse and drain)
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (use a natural, unsweetened variety if you can)
  • 3 tablespoons oats
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • Dippers: Apple slices, fresh fruit, celery sticks, graham crackers


  1. In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, brown sugar, peanut butter, oats, milk, vanilla, salt and baking soda.
  2. Hand stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Scrape into a bowl and serve with dippers such as apple slides and other fresh fruit, celery sticks, graham crackers, etc.


Recipe source: recipe by Katie Higgins of Chocolate Covered Katie, in the April 2014 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

Photo credit: Mark Mantegna


Faux Cookie Dough Dip

Go ahead, have some fun fooling around!


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