Oh, hummus. We can’t find the proper words to capture our love for thee. You’re creamy, you’re velvety, you’re healthy, you double as a dip and spread. Not many snacks can rival such versatility and texture. You’re simply perfect.

Okay, so perfect may be an exaggeration for any food (other than peanut butter or cheese, of course), but hummus is pretty damn great. What also makes it great? Its ability to adapt to outside flavors (chips, vegetables, bread, etc.) and become enhanced with unusual ingredients like sweet potato, pistachios, and chocolate chips. Yes, you read that correctly. Even chocolate chips can make your standard, everyday hummus taste better than before.

We’ve rounded up 11 hummus recipes featuring bizarre, albeit delicious alterations to the timeless classic. Scroll down, embrace the weirdness, and check them out for yourself.

Cool Ranch Doritos Hummus

This is a really dangerous snack to make if you participate in certain late-night, weekend activities. Try dunking an actual Cool Ranch Dorito for an experience that’ll get your tastebuds high. So meta. Get the recipe.

Cauliflower Hummus

Cauliflower rice gets all of the love, but it’s cauliflower hummus that deserves a dip. Sure, it may be counterproductive if you go with a cracker, but we promise it’s worth the splurge in carbohydrates. Get the recipe.

Vegan Beet Hummus

vegan beet hummus

Lazy Cat Kitchen

This is a dazzling (some would say alarming) shade of magenta thanks to beets, which also happen to make it super healthy. So keep dipping, guilt-free. Get the recipe.

Cheesy Margarita Pizza Hummus

cheesy pizza hummus

Half Baked Harvest

Is it hummus if it’s made from cannellini beans? Maybe not, but if it’s also topped with roasted tomatoes, pine nuts, basil, and gooey melted mozzarella (à la pizza!), it’s definitely delicious. Get the recipe.

Buffalo Hummus

Frankly, we just need an excuse to make anything buffalo-style. Why not add it to one of our favorite foods for a spicy surprise? Top this with bleu cheese for an extra (and necessary) indulgence. Get the recipe.

Pistachio Hummus

It may be an amazing ice cream flavor, but pistachio also doubles as a creamy addition to everyday hummus. We also enjoy the fact that it’s green. Get the recipe.

Spicy Salsa Hummus

We love a good unusual blend and salsa hummus is just the thing. But what chip fares best in the battle of crunch: tortilla or pita? Taste test both and report back, please. Get the recipe.

Thai Peanut Hummus

You don’t have to jet to Southeast Asia to enjoy the tastes of Thailand. And honestly, we’ll find any excuse to add peanuts to anything. Get the recipe.

Sweet Potato and Turmeric Hummus

Turmeric has a bevy of proven health benefits, so this option is not only pretty, but great for the bod. A true win-win, if you ask us. Get the recipe.

Smoky Chipotle Pumpkin Hummus

It doesn’t need to be Uggs and PSL season to bust out the pumpkin puree and incorporate it into a summer recipe. Smoky chipotle makes anything a year-round hit. Get the recipe.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

What the what? You read it correctly. Cookie dough is having a moment, so it only makes sense to mix it with chickpeas and make hummus, right? Right. Get the recipe.

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