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Kroger offers Chocolate Hummus, Pepperoni Pizza Muffins as Super Bowl recipe options

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Super Bowl is Sunday, and you can eat well whether gatherings are small or virtual.

Becky Spaulding from Kroger joined News 8’s Brenna Donnelly on Saturday morning with a couple recipes to make at home. Kroger offers many recipes on its website.

Chocolate Hummus

Sweet hummus is a great afternoon snack. Set it out with fruit, pretzels or graham crackers for an easy make-ahead treat.

Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) Kroger Garbanzo Beans Chick-Peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1⁄4 cup peanut butter, nut butter or tahini
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk or water
  • Strawberries, for dipping
  • Bananas, for dipping
  • Pretzels, for dipping
  • Graham crackers or vanilla wafer cookies for dipping
  1. Combine beans, peanut butter, cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Process until smooth, adding almond milk 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Serve with dippers as desired.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers.

Pepperoni Pizza Muffins

Pizza is always a winner and these easy pizza muffins are no exception. They’re fun to make – and even more fun to eat!

Serves: 4
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 can (13.8 oz.) pizza crust dough, cut into 4-inch-by-3-inch squares
  • 1⁄4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. pizza sauce, divided
  • 3⁄4 cup Kroger Brand Finely Shredded Pizza Blend Cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup Kroger Brand Sliced Mini Pepperoni
  • Marinara sauce, to serve
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray standard 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Press crust squares into muffin tin cups; bake 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Into each cup, layer ½ tablespoon pizza sauce, 1 tablespoon cheese and a few mini pepperonis. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, until cheese is melted and golden.
  4. Serve with marinara sauce.