These quinoa flour cookies are just as delicious as your favorite chocolate chip cookie, but they’re made with healthy ingredients! The quinoa adds a nutty flavor that makes these soft cookies completely irresistible!

Quinoa flour cookies

Quinoa flour is a nutritious ingredient that can be used in everything from cookies to pancakes! Try using quinoa flour in place of regular flour for additional protein, fiber, and nutrients. 

What is quinoa flour?

Quinoa flour is made from grinding quinoa into a fine powder, similar to flour. Quinoa is technically a seed, not a grain, meaning this flour is completely gluten-free.

Where can you buy quinoa flour?

I typically buy Bob’s Red Mill’s brand. You can usually find it in the gluten-free section of larger grocery stores. If you can’t find it in the grocery store, you can order it on Amazon!

How to Make Quinoa Flour at Home

To make your own quinoa flour at home, blend 1/2 cup of quinoa flour in a spice grinder or coffee grinder for 1 minute, or until blended into a fine powder. Spread onto a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. This will remove some of the bitterness. This will make about 3/4 cup of flour.

What can you make with quinoa flour?

You can make all kinds of recipes including cookies, pancakes, muffins, and bread! This flour is different than all purpose flour, so you do have to make some changes to a recipe. I wouldn’t recommend substituting quinoa flour for regular flour cup-for-cup.

Quinoa Flour Recipes

quinoa flour muffinsLemon Berry Quinoa Muffins

These nut-free Lemon Berry Quinoa Flour Muffins are a tasty, flourless option for a nutritious and easy breakfast on the go to school or work. These muffins are earthy, creamy, sweet, and satisfying! What more could you ask for in a muffin?

quinoa flour pancakesFluffy Quinoa Pancakes

 Made with simple ingredients, these fluffy quinoa flour pancakes are delicious, and will soon be your favorite weekend breakfast! They’re gluten-free since they’re made with quinoa, but they’re just as fluffy as your favorite pancakes! Plus, they’re totally vegan!

quinoa flour breadSprouted Quinoa Bread

This easy, sprouted quinoa bread is completely homemade. Yes, even the flour is homemade! It takes a few days for the quinoa to sprout but after that, it’s a piece of cake. Or bread.

Quinoa Flour Cookies

Quinoa Flour Cookies

The great thing about these cookies is that I truly think they taste like a regular cookie. Sure, it’s made with a healthier flour and it’s gluten-free, but it has real sugar, eggs (with the yolk!) and chocolate chips, so you’re not skimping on the ingredients. I’d like to think of this as a real cookie with a healthy twist. Get the recipe below!

 
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Quinoa Flour Cookies

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Description

These quinoa flour cookies are just as delicious as your favorite chocolate chip cookie, but they’re made with healthy ingredients! The quinoa adds a nutty flavor that makes these soft cookies completely irresistible!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the quinoa flour, baking soda, salt, and coconut sugar in a bowl.
  3. Stir in the egg and coconut oil until combined.
  4. Add in chocolate chips.
  5. These cookies won’t really spread, so shape them into a ball and then flatten slightly.
  6. Bake on parchment paper or a silicone baking mat to prevent them from sticking to the pan.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned. (Check the bottoms, those will brown first!)

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Have you tried baking with quinoa? Leave your questions below!