Recipe by Liz
"I bake with my three-year-old at least once a week. We have tried a plethora of different cookies with different fruits and bases. This one was a hit! My three-year-old and older child both loved these, and I did too! They are super simple to make and sneak fiber, protein, and other nutrients into dessert! I used one cookie sheet for nine cookies, three rows of three fit well."
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ripe bananas, mashed
semisweet chocolate chips
Quinoa is so healthy! I did a little adjusting to make this an organic recipe. I didn't have apple sauce so i put a Pink Lady, un-peeled, into my food processor & pulsed, then I added the bananas & pulsed some more. I used all organic ingredients & substituted Sucanat for the brown sugar. Sucanat is dried sugar cane juice, an organic brown sugar. Pulsed everything in the processor till the dough was throughly mixed & then stirred in the chips by hand. I'm a little anal about the look of my food so i used i scoop. The cookies don't spread when they bake, so for the second batch, I flatted them out. These cookies are a KEEPER! So good! Thanks...
Great recipe for healther cookies for kids. It taste like a granola bar. I added 1 cup cornflakes to add some texture and firmness to it because the mix was on the mushy side. I also adjusted the flour to 1/2 cup AP and 1/2 c. Wheat flr.
Overall, good healthy cookie. unfortunately, my 3 year old didnt like it though.
Super easy to bake! I recommend giving them a bit more texture with some nuts (pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, or Brazilian) and add some hemp seeds or sunflower seeds. If you want them a wee bit sweeter, just add more coconut flakes and use one cup of chocolate chips instead of 3/4 cup. Enjoy!
This was a super easy recipe to make! Any chance I can make a healthier version of something I do it! I didn't have any applesauce so I substituted it for vanilla and honey Greek yogurt. Turned out amazing! Will definitely be making these again soon!
Loved this recipe and the results! It was so easy to make (I guess just a bit longer to make since you have to cook the quinoa) but I did as the recipe said and just dumped everything in a bowl and mixed. No sifting, not extra bowls, then measured and cooked! I thought they tasted really good and my kids (ages 5 and 2) did as well. Warning though, they did smell like quinoa when baking, but didn't taste like it when cooked. Even the raw dough was delicious! Thanks for the recipe!
I was in search of quinoa dessert. This is great for kids -- I can tell you're a health conscious mom. Thanks for sharing!
I was impressed with how easy these are, however I got almost 40 cookies out of one batch. The recipe says a yield of 18.....must be huge cookies as mine were average size of a packaged cookie. At any rate it just gives my family more goodness. They are nice and crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. My daughter really liked the raw batter and I am sure she will be pleased with the finished product. Like another reviewer, I didn't have any applesauce so I just peeled an apple and pulsed it in the processor with the banana and peanut butter. I also substituted the brown sugar for coconut sugar, added in all the remaining ingredients and pulsed until well blended. Yum!!
This was an excellent healthier cookie recipe, all 3 of my boys enjoyed these cookies!! Definatley worth giving this cookie a try. I made exactly as written for the exception I did not have applesauce so I cooked my own apple an mashed.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 68
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