Gluten Free Quinoa Cookies

 

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No added refined sugar, wheat free and you can swap the chocolate chips with dried fruit.

And for the biscuits you will need:

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35g Ground Almonds
280g Cooked Quinoa, according to instructions on pack
1 teaspoon baking powder (gf)
50 g dark chocolate chips or chopped
100g coconut
2 egg whites
100g peanut butter
100g applesauce
85g honey
a few drops good vanilla extract
Pinch Sea Salt

Combine the peanut butter, applesauce, honey and vanilla extract.
Mix together separately the ground almonds, quinoa, baking powder, chocolate chips, coconut and salt.
Stir in the egg whites and mix well.
Add the peanut butter, applesauce mix and combine.
Shape into balls and flatten into cookie shapes.
Place on an oven tray lined with baking paper.
Bake at 170C for about 20-25 minutes.
Allow to cool as they are quite soft when they come out of the oven.

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16 responses to “Gluten Free Quinoa Cookies”

  1. What a great way to use quinoa.

    1. I loved them Jovina and it inspired me to work more with quinoa ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. sooo yummy, it’s rainin’ in my mouth… ๐Ÿ™‚ Quinoa is healthy and it’s become popular in France, too these past 10 years.

    1. It is such an easy recipe, and they were delicious ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Will save you one ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. These look great – very creative. I love how healthy they are ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you so much ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. What a great idea. I have some quinoa in the cupboard and was looking for something different to try. These look fab!

    1. Different, easy and delicious, you won’t be disappointed ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. These look lovely Leah. Post me some!

    1. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I would if I could.. Hehe ๐Ÿ™‚

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