Oatmeal Flax Quinoa Cookie Recipe includes ingredients that are considered superfoods and therefore a healthy snack. Coming up with the name for such an amazing cookie is a bit tricky. Naturally I want the name to reflect what it’s made of, but my daughters suggestion of “yummy delicious magic cookies” sounds pretty good too.
Looking for a cookie with anti-inflammatory ingredients? How about a lactation cookie? What about dairy free or gluten-free cookies? Do you love the delicious taste of chocolate and peanut butter? If your answer is yes to any one of these questions and I’m betting it is, then this is a recipe you’ll want to try.
I love the idea of making a snack with quality ingredients that are high in protein and fiber, and also one that satisfies my sweet tooth.
Did I mention these cookies are also really delicious? Every time I make a batch they are usually gone within a day or two. That tells me I’m must be on the right track.
Oatmeal Flax Quinoa Cookie Recipe
- 1-1/4 cups oats (gluten-free)
- 1 tbsp. flax-seed powder
- 1 tbsp. quinoa
- 1 tsp. chia seeds
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter (I used Jif Natural)
- 2 eggs
- 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips (dairy free)
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- sea salt (optional)
Pre-heat oven 375°F
- Combine the first six ingredients
- Stir in peanut butter, then beaten eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well
- Add in chocolate chips and chopped walnuts, stir until combined
- Drop by spoonful on a parchment lined baking sheet. If desired sprinkle lightly with sea salt.
- Bake for about 12-13 minutes. Remove and let cool.
Recipe makes 24 to 28 cookies.
For more recipe ideas try Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies.
In order to make this recipe dairy free, look for organic chocolate chips without milk or milk fat.
For a gluten-free recipe use oats with a gluten-free label, since not all oats are guaranteed not to have trace amounts of wheat.
Flax seeds can be used instead of flax seed powder if you prefer. I make them both ways, but I think flax seed powder mixes in better.
Swap out ingredients depending on your preferences, such as pecans for walnuts or semi-sweet chocolate chips for dark chocolate.
Store cookies in the freezer when making several batches.
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