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Dr. Oz quinoa chocolate chip cookie recipe

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Posted at 6:23 PM, Mar 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-03 18:52:17-05

DR OZ CHOC CHIP RECIPEQuinoa is packed with protein, fiber and iron. Try these creamy cookies to sneak some of this superfood into your diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp applesauce
  • 1/4 cup raw honey or agave
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (about 1/2 cup of uncooked quinoa) or 1/2 cup soaked quinoa
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, applesauce, honey, vanilla and salt. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined. Spoon rounded tablespoons of cookies on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or wax paper. Place in the freezer to set, about 20 minutes. Enjoy!