Quinoa Cookies

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Good to the Grain

By Kim Boyce

Published 2010

  • About

This recipe began as a traditional oatmeal pecan cookie. Until one day, as I reached for the pecans in my cupboard, I noticed the jar of quinoa flakes—which I’d picked up out of curiosity at my local health-food store—sitting on the shelf. So I replaced some of the rolled oats in my cookie recipe with quinoa flakes and threw in a handful of quinoa flour to boost the flavor. The resulting accidental cookie recipe became one of my favorites. It tastes strikingly like a peanut butter co