Gluten-Free Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies – Quick Recipe

You might be wary of trying a cookie made with quinoa, but these high-fiber cookies are delicious and easy! The texture is a little softer than a traditional cookie, but you can eat these cookies without the guilt!

Prep Time: 10 minutes


Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie

  • Calories55
  • Carbohydrates8 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Fat2 g
  • Saturated Fat0.6 g
  • Cholesterol5 mg
  • Sodium30 mg
  • Dietary Fiber1 g

This Recipe Serves 30


3 tablespoons Smart Balance margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
¼ cup Splenda Sugar Blend
1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
2 cups cooked quinoa, cooled
½ cup gluten-free baking mix (such as Pamela’s)
¼ cup mini-chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together margarine, vanilla, egg and Splenda. Mix until well blended.
  3. Add oats, quinoa and baking mix to mixture and stir well. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Drop by tablespoon onto baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Cool on wire rack and store in airtight container when cool.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

Info from the American Diabetes Association

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