Quinoa Oatmeal Cookies
These quinoa oatmeal cookies taste great and the addition of the high protein grain quinoa makes them extra good for you too. To make a chocolate chip version, omit the raisins and cinnamon, and add 2 cups chocolate chips. Sweetened, dried cranberries also make a delicious addition. Quinoa flour (also called quinoa flakes) is coarsely ground and looks like small flakes of oatmeal. Look for quinoa flour in health food stores and Latin food markets.
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- 1 cup(s) butter
- 1 1/4 cup(s) brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
- 2 tablespoon(s) honey
- 1 cup(s) all-purpose flour
- 1 cup(s) whole wheat flour
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
- 1 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1 teaspoon(s) cinnamon optional
- 1 cup(s) quinoa flour/flakes
- 2 cup(s) regular oats not quick-cooking
- 1/2 cup(s) toasted pecans
- 1 cup(s) raisins or chocolate chips optional
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream the butter with the sugar.
- Add the eggs, vanilla, and honey and mix until incorporated.
- In a separate bowl, mix the whole wheat flour, flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon together.
- Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
- Fold the oatmeal, quinoa flour, nuts, and raisins into the batter.
- Drop by rounded tablespoons onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until the edges are slightly brown.
- Let cook for 5 minutes on baking sheet, then transfer to a rack to cool.
- Note: If you can't find quinoa flour, substitute 1 cup cooked quinoa, and add an extra 1/4 cup all purpose flour.
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