Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

Try out these healthy Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies. They make great snacks for the entire family!


  • 2 tbsp organic cane sugar (or use white sugar)
  • 1/2 cup sucanat
  • 1/2 cup organic unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup flour (whole grain spelt or kamut or combine both)
  • 1&1/2 tbsp coconut flour (optional)
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder
  • 1/8 tsp xantham gum
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet or 70% dark)
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1/4 tsp salt ( if using unsalted butter)
  • Directions:

    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    • Cream together butter, cane sugar, and sucanet until smooth. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. 
    • Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, xantham gum, and quinoa flakes in a separate bowl.
    • Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients using a spatula. 
    • Stir in the chocolate chips.
    • Drop by large spoonfuls onto greased pan.
    • Bake for about 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.

    Makes 24 cookies

    Alternative: for a more nutrient-rich option, you can replace chocolate chips with goji berries or dried blueberries