My favorite quinoa breakfast cookie flavor yet >> MATCHA! they're flavorful, energizing and the perfect way to start the day!

Matcha Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

In terms of the flavor, I wasn't quite sure how these would taste, but I was pleasantly surprised when they came out of the oven. Not only were they a bit fluffier than my normal breakfast cookies, but they had a vibrant green color AND they didn't have any trace of bitterness.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, healthy cookies, matcha
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 131 kcal
Author Alyssa Rimmer



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flaxseed meal and water, and set aside.
  3. Beat together cashew butter, syrup and banana in a large bowl. Add flax egg and mix to combine.
  4. Pour in oats, quinoa flakes, matcha, baking powder, cinnamon and salt, and stir together. Fold in chia seeds (if using).
  5. Drop 2 tablespoons of dough onto the baking sheet and repeat until no dough remains. Gently flatten them with wet hands.
  6. Bake cookies on center rack for 13 - 15 minutes until edges are golden brown. Remove and let cool on the pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  7. Enjoy at room temp or slightly reheated in a microwave.
Nutrition Facts
Matcha Quinoa Breakfast Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 165mg5%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.