Can’t wait to try out this recipe for Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies!!! AND they have quinoa in them! One of my favorite protein packed grains!!
They’re gluten free and would be perfect to bring to a Christmas or Holiday party!
Here’s the recipe:
*Nonstick cooking spray
*2 cups cooked quinoa
*½ cup all-natural peanut butter
*5 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
*1 dash sea salt (or Himalayan Salt)
*1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
*1 large egg
*⅔ cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Lightly coat two large baking sheets with spray. Set aside.
Combine quinoa, peanut butter, maple syrup, salt, extract, and egg in a large bowl; mix well.
Fold in chocolate chips; gently mix until blended.
Drop by rounded Tbsp. onto prepared baking sheets.
Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until set.
Allow to cool for 5 minutes on baking sheets; remove from sheets and cool completely on a wire rack
Makes 24 cookies! (1 yellow and 1 tsp on the fix per cookie)