Tested till perfect Quinoa Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Quinoa Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Photography by Ryan Brook

Quinoa Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sneaking this wholesome ancient grain into a beloved oatmeal cookie is easier than you think. With just a hint of flavour and a light crunch, it blends in with the oatmeal and adds extra nutrition to a sweet snack. The cookies will turn out little softer and cakier than usual.

By The Test Kitchen

Source: Online-exclusive recipe

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 55 minutes
  • Portion size about 65 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 1cupbutter, softened
  • 1 cup 1cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsquick-cooking rolled oats, not instant
  • 1 cup 1cupcooked quinoa
  • 2 cups 2cupssemisweet chocolate chips
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Preparation

In bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla.

Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture. Stir in oats and quinoa; stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded 1 tbsp, about  2 inches (5 cm) apart, onto parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheets. With fork, flatten to 1-inch (2.5 cm) thickness.

Bake in 350ºF (180ºC) oven until edges are golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack for 5 minutes; transfer to rack and let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store layered between waxed paper in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Change it up
Quinoa Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Substitute raisins for the chocolate chips.



Nutritional Information Per cookie: about

cal 91 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 3g
carb 12g dietary fibre 1g sugar 8g chol 10mg
sodium 60mg potassium 39mg %RDI: 0 calcium 1
iron 4 vit A 3 folate 3
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