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In the center is a small black bowl containing vegan key lime hummus garnished with coconut cream, lime zest, and crushed graham crackers. On the left side of the image are graham crackers and a lime in the lower left. In the upper right are some limes. In the lower right is a black plate of graham crackers. Sprinkled about are graham cracker crumbs and threads of lime zest. Everything sits on a white marble background. This is a vertical image taken from an overhead view.
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4.84 from 6 votes

Vegan Key Lime Hummus

This vegan key lime hummus is reminiscent of a key lime pie, but much healthier! Pair with graham crackers and a cold glass of milk. The perfect summer snack!
Prep Time5 mins
Soaking and draining30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dips
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert hummus, gluten-free, spring, summer, vegan
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 169kcal
Author: The Panicked Foodie


  • 1 15.5 oz can chickpeas (i.e., garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 scant 1/4 cup superfine granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk of your choice (I used original almond milk)
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 3 tablespoons coconut cream


  • (optional) After the initial draining and soaking step, soak chickpeas in a bowl of water for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse. Let chickpeas continue to drain in a sieve over a bowl for 10 minutes.
  • While chickpeas are soaking, measure out a scant 1/4 cup of granulated sugar. Put into a blender and blend until sugar is superfine.
  • Add all ingredients to a high powered blender and blend until smooth. You might have to periodically scrape down the sides.


If using peeled chickpeas, you might want to consider altering how much liquid you add in, otherwise you might find it too runny. I love the recipe as is, but you might not. If you are worried about it being too runny, do not add the 2 tablespoons milk of your choice. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.7g | Protein: 6.3g | Fat: 3.5g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 313.6mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 6.2g | Sugar: 12.5g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.7mg