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Cookies fully baked and cooling on a lined baking sheet.

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 9 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


These delicious chocolate chip quinoa cookies are the perfect chewy texture made with wholesome ingredients. Easy, vegan and gluten free!


  • 1/2 cup cooked/leftover quinoa
  • 1 1/3 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup runny peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut flakes
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or ground flax seeds
  • Mix Ins: chocolate chips (raisins, walnuts)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Add cooled quinoa, oats, peanut butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, baking powder, salt, coconut flakes and chia seeds to a food processor then process ingredients on high until a dough forms.
  3. Mix in chocolate chips, raisins, walnuts or any additional ingredients you prefer into the food processor.
  4. Pulse the ingredients 4-5 times in the food processor to mix everything together well.
  5. With slightly damp hands, take dough and divide into 9 even dough balls.
  6. Place cookie dough on a lined baking sheet and press down into the dough to flatten into a cookie shape.
  7. Take tray of cookies and place in the oven for 13-15 minutes.
  8. Remove cookies from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before eating.


  • To make nut free, replace peanut butter with tahini or sunflower seed butter.
  • Feel free to jumble up the number of mix in ingredients you like! Really love these cookies with a mix of chocolate chips, walnuts and raisins. But don’t limit yourself to the possibilities!