An Afternoon Treat - No Bake Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

Apr, 10, 2019

These no-bake chocolate quinoa cookies are a wonderful treat for those who have zero desire to step foot near an oven! They only take 10 minutes to prepare, have a chocolate like fudge, but with a softer, gooier, and cookie-like feel!

Ingredients (12 cookies)

1/3 cup Healthworks Cacao Powder

1/2 cup Almond Butter

1/2 cup Healthworks Quinoa

1/4 cup Coconut Oil

1/3 cup Maple Syrup

1/2 cup coconut flakes

1/4 cup Healthworks Cacao Nibs

Pinch of sea salt

 

Instructions:

  1. Thoroughly rinse quinoa before cooking. Combine 1/2 cup quinoa with 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until cooked. (about 10 minutes)
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt together the coconut oil, maple syrup and cacao powder. Add almond butter and stir until smooth
  3. Remove saucepan from heat and add in the cooked quinoa, cacao nibs and coconut flakes
  4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper
  5. Using a cookie scoop, place the mixture onto the baking sheet, or shape the cookies with your hand if desired
  6. Sprinkle with sea salt
  7. Chill in freezer for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!

*Store in an airtight container in the fridge, the cookies can be kept in the fridge for about one week.

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