Super Easy Red Quinoa Cookie Balls

These little guys are chewy and addictive. I ate four straight from the oven 🙂

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I like to think because they are so small, four of them made one normal sized cookie. That is what I like to think.

And they are so easy to throw together!

Super Easy Red Quinoa Cookie Balls

Adapted from Food.com

  • 3 tbsp red quinoa, cooked
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2-3 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tbsp flax seed
  • 1 tbsp chia seed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp vegan chocolate chips

First, cook the quinoa in a small pot over high heat until cooked throughly. It should take about 8-12 minutes.

Then preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

While the quinoa is cooking, add the oats, flour, sugar, flax seed, chia seed, cinnamon and nutmeg to a medium-sized bowl and stir to combine.

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When the quinoa is ready, strain and add to the mixing bowl. Add the vanilla extract, oil, milk and chocolate chips and mix until the dough becomes sticky and clumps together.

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On a lined pan, form the dough into small balls and place on the pan.

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Place in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

 

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Nutrition information per cookie ball (in a 12 piece batch):

  • Calories: 74
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Sodium: 22.5mg
  • Potassium: 22.5mg
  • Carbohydrates: 11.8g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Sugar: 3.1g

TGIF and have a great weekend!

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4 thoughts on “Super Easy Red Quinoa Cookie Balls

  1. That recipe looks fab! I love quinoa, and I love cookies! 😀

    I just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Liebster award! Check out my latest post for details! Have a great day : )

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