Quinoa Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: Makes 21 servings


4 1/2 oz Quinoa, dry
3/4 cup Water1/2 cup Canola Oil
2 each Light Brown Sugar
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
2 TBSP Egg
2 cup Orange Zest
1/4 tsp All Purpose Flour
1/8 tsp Salt
1/3 cup Baking Powder


  1. Rinse quinoa under water until water runs clear.
  2. Bring water to a boil and stir in quinoa. Simmer 12 15 minutes. Chill.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together oil, brown sugar, vanilla, egg and orange zest.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and quinoa until evenly mixed. Add wet ingredients to dry. Mix until combined then use hands to work into a dough.
  5. Portion dough into 1 oz. cookies and place on a parchment lined sheet tray. Bake in a 325 o F oven until golden brown, about 12 15 minutes.

Serving Size:
1 cookie

Cal: 140; Total Fat: 6g; Sat Fat: 0.5g; Trans Fat: 0g; Sodium 75mg; Carbs: 18g; Protein: 1g; Sugar: 5g

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group leaving site icon