Chunky Monkey Quinoa Breakfast Cookies


These breakfast cookies are excellent. My kids liked them too. They have great flavor, texture and taste. I would definitely recommend these cookies.


    1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flaxseed meal + 3 tablespoons water)
    ½ cup peanut butter (or nut/seed butter of choice)
    ¼ cup pure maple syrup
    1 medium banana, mashed (+ slices for topping, optional)
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    ½ cup rolled oats
    ½ cup quinoa flakes
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    ¼ teaspoon salt
    ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
    ¼ cup chopped walnuts
    2 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
    1 tablespoon chia seeds


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Whisk together the flaxseed meal and water, and set aside.
  • Beat together peanut butter, syrup, banana and vanilla in a large bowl. Add flax egg and mix to combine.
  • Pour in oats, quinoa flakes, baking powder, spices and salt to the bowl and stir together. Fold in chocolate chips, walnuts, dates and chia seeds.
  • Drop 2 tablespoons of dough onto the baking sheet and repeat until no dough remains.
  • Bake cookies on center rack for 15 - 18 minutes until edges are golden brown. Remove and let cool on the pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  • Enjoy at room temp or slightly reheated in a microwave.
Original RECIPE >>>  Chunky Monkey Quinoa Breakfast Cookies