Puffed Quinoa Protein Cookie Recipe - Vegyan Family Recipes

Puffed Quinoa Protein Cookies

Course Gluten free, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Makes 16
Calories 86 kcal
Author Vanessa


  • 2 Chia Eggs
  • 2 scoops 50 grams Unsweetened Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup Buckwheat Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Raw Cane Sugar
  • pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Puffed Quinoa
  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 1/2 cup Vegan Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat oven to 390F (200C) and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare chia eggs by mixing 2 tablespoons chia seeds with 6 tablespoons water. Let sit for 15 minutes until it becomes gooey.
  3. Mix dry ingredients (protein powder, flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and puffed quinoa) together in a large mixing bowl. Stir in chia eggs.
  4. Stir in almond milk to make a sticky cookie dough and then add chocolate chips.
  5. Drop or form 1 tablespoon of cookie dough into desired shape and place on cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until golden.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool on a cookie rack.

Recipe Notes

1) Cookie do not change shape when in the oven. Use this to play around with the cookie dough. 2) Feel free to substitute buckwheat flour for whole wheat or all purpose flour if gluten is not an issue for you. 3) Chia seeds do not need to be ground to make chia eggs. 4) Recipe can also be made with flax eggs.

Nutrition Facts
Puffed Quinoa Protein Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 86 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.