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Quinoa Cookies

Quinoa Cookies are perfectly moist with crunchy texture from quinoa. Filled with healthy ingredients like coconut, applesauce, banana, and peanut butter.
Yield 18 Servings
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 2/3 cup quinoa , cooked and cooled
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar , packed
  • 2 ripe bananas , mashed
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix the quinoa, coconut, rolled oats, brown sugar, banana, applesauce, peanut butter and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  • Sift together whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and whisk it into the bowl.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips until just mixed in.
  • Using a 1 tablespoon scoop add the cookie dough to the baking sheet and top with a couple chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until edges are lightly browned.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword: Qunioa Cookies