Quinoa Oat Cookies
Recipe type: High Altitude
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon + ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F. Spray an over-size muffin tin with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Mix in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in the vanilla.
  5. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to the mixture all at once, and mix until just incorporated.
  6. Stir in the cooked quinoa, oats, and chia seeds.
  7. Scoop about 3 tablespoons of dough into each muffin well and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown on the edges and puffed.
  8. Let cool for 5 minutes in the pans and then use a small offset spatula to lift the cookies out of the muffin tin.
  9. Makes about 12 cookies.
Recipe by High Altitude Bakes at https://highaltitudebakes.com/cookies/2012/06/18/quinoa-oat-cookies/