QUINOA COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes
  • Servings: 2-3 Dozen
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 3/4 C Apple Sauce, Unsweetened Natural
  • ¼ C Raw Natural Honey
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ tsp Almond Extract
  • 1 ½ C White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 C Cooked Quinoa (Red Quinoa if Available)
  • 1 C Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 C Dried Cranberries or Dried Fruit of Choice
  • ½ C Slivered Raw Almonds or Raw Nut of Choice
  • 1 Tbsp Almond Milk, Vanilla Unsweetened or Flavor of Choice

Directions

  • Mix first five ingredients (wet ingredients) in a mixer until well blended.
  • 2. Add flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Pulse mixture until just combined.
  • 3. Add remaining ingredients until combined. Do not over mix.
  • 4. If mixture seems too dry, fold in a very small amount of almond milk. Mixture should be moist but thick.
  • 5. Drop heaping tablespoons of mixture onto ungreased, non-stick baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to lightly brown.

Notes

Variations/Additions:

-1 tsp cinnamon

-Coconut Extract instead of Almond

-Dark Chocolate Chips

-Pumpkin Puree (Substitute up to ½ C for Apple Sauce)

Categories: Cookies  High Protein 
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