Chocolate Peanut Butter Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: about 12 servings, 1 cookie each
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
136 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 12 servings, 1 cookie each
Amount per serving
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 4g
Calcium 22mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Adding high-protein quinoa to a basic chocolate peanut butter sugar-free cookie works out just splendidly. These little quinoa cookies are vegetarian, vegan, high in protein, refined-sugar free, and, if you use a gluten-free oatmeal, they're gluten-free as well. And they are so easy to make. What's not to love?

Enjoy these healthy cookies for breakfast on the go, as a high-energy trail food or add it to your repertoire of super-healthy desserts.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt or sea salt

Steps to Make It

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a baking sheet.

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl just until well combined. Drop the mixture by a large spoonful onto the prepared baking sheet.

Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes, until lightly firm.