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Sweeten up your tailgate spread with this cookie dough dip

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Dessert hummus made from garbanzo beans, peanut butter, vanilla, chocolate chips, oatmeal and agave. (Liz Zabel/The Gazette)
Dessert hummus made from garbanzo beans, peanut butter, vanilla, chocolate chips, oatmeal and agave. (Liz Zabel/The Gazette)

Nothing is much sweeter than a Hawkeye win, but this cookie dough dip comes darn pretty close. Plus it's much healthier than diving into a bowl of actual cookie dough. This is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next tailgate. 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

Who knew hummus could also be sweet? Make this nutrient-filled treat when the craving strikes.

• 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

• 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

• 1/3 cup peanut butter of choice

• 1/4 cup agave nectar

• 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

• 3 tablespoons oats

Add all ingredients (except for chocolate chips) to a good food processor, and process until very smooth. Then mix in the chocolate chips. Serving with apple slices or graham crackers.

Source: Hy-Vee dietitians

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• Breakfast casserole

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