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Oatmeal Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

A cookie that's packed full of nutrition!  These Oatmeal Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and have just the right amount of sweet that makes you not realize how nutritious they are! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 34 cookies
Calories 432kcal
Author Tracy

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, cooked and cooled
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  • In a large bowl add coconut oil, honey, and maple syrup and vigorously whisk with a fork or with a hand mixer. Add eggs and vanilla and mix again until it's all well incorporated.
  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, salt and baking soda.  Slowly add to the wet mixture mixing and mix until combined.
  • In the medium bowl, give a quick mix to oats, quinoa, flax, chia seeds, sunflower seeds and chocolate chips.  Gently, with your hands or a wooden spoon, slowly add this mixture to the dough, be sure to not overwork the dough.
  • Roll out 2 inch balls and place on baking sheet. Gently flatten a little into a thick disc.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes.  Transfer to cooling rack.  Store in an airtight container in fridge for 2 - 3 weeks in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 76g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1mg