“Everything but the Kitchen Sink” Quinoa Cookies

BY : PUBLISHED : February 8th, 2017 UPDATED: November 17th, 2021

6 finished cookies placed on a white background with a spoon dipped in peanut butter in the forefront

Yet another quinoa creation from the week. I accidentally made enough quinoa to feed a small army, but I’m not complaining. These “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” Quinoa Cookies were one of my favorite treats so far – not just because they’re tasty and satisfying, or because they’re super nutrient-dense, but because they are the perfect snack for ANY time of day! They are a great option for a sweet and savory dessert, an afternoon-hanger killing snack or an awesome pre-workout energy boost.

These Quinoa Cookies kept me fueled for my 6am track practices every day for a week (until I ran out … which reminds me, I need to make more.).


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6 finished cookies placed on a white background with a spoon in the forefront

"Everything but the Kitchen Sink" Quinoa Cookies

Lauren Bossi
These no-bake Quinoa Cookies are the best! They're super simple to make, taste amazing, and are the perfect pick-me-up snack!
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Freeze 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 213 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup natural salted peanut butter
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons almond meal (or flour of choice)
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts (or nuts of choice) processed into small bits
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ cup or so of chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut


  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
  • Scoop 'dough' into 12 balls and press into cookie shaped mounds on a greased plate or baking sheet.
  • Freeze for 20-30 minutes until firm. Once hardened, remove and enjoy!


Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 167mgFiber: 2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cookies, dairy free, dessert, easy dessert, egg free, healthy, quinoa, vegan, vegetarian
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About Lauren Bossi

My name is Lauren Bossi; I run Track & Field at the University of Hartford in CT. I've got a passion for running and plant-based eats. When I'm not wandering around the aisles of the grocery store I enjoy cooking, baking, photography, pun-writing and tag-saling.

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