These cookies have a wonderful peanuty taste thanks to the quinoa flakes. We have someone with a nut allergy in our house so this a great way to approximate the joy of peanut butter cookies, but much healthier to boot! The recipe was inspired by a quinoa cookie in Good to the Grain by Kim Boyce. —handknit
many (or not if you have someone with a sweet tooth)
butter (at room temperature)
white whole wheat flour or quinoa flour
chocolate chips (I use a mix of semi and bitter sweet)
In This Recipe
Heat oven to 350 F.
In a large bowl beat butter, oil and sugars until creamy. Then add eggs and vanilla. Beat well
Add baking soda and salt and stir to combine. Next add flours. Once they are mixed in, add oats and quinoa flakes. Final addition is chocolate chips.