Crispy Quinoa Cookies Recipe
Gluten Free Recipe
Crispy quinoa cookies made with delicious and healthful quinoa, a high protein grain from the Andes. These cookies are naturally sweetened with honey.
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup turbinado sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup natural peanut butter
1/8 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla powder
1 cup rice flour
3/4-cup quinoa flakes
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 cup nuts (optional)
Heat oven to 350-degrees.
Beat honey, sugar, margarine, peanut butter and vanilla extract or the Gluten-Free Vanilla Powder until creamy.
Combine rice flour, quinoa flakes, baking soda and salt. Add to mixture and beat until well blended.
If desired, add nuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until Crispy Quinoa Cookies are light golden brown.
Cool one minute before removing.
Yield: 18 muffins
Serving size: 1 muffin
Calories 125.8; Fat 6.2g; Carbohydrates 17.4g; Fiber 0.5g; Protein 2.5g
Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat
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