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Cranberry Orange Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

We're going with the classic combination of orange and cranberry, opting for a combination of fresh squeezed orange juice and zest to get that bright citrus flavor. For the tartness, we have organic dried cranberries, which have a lovely chewy texture and a welcome burst of sweetness with each bite.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, cranberry, healthy cookies, orange
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 Cookies
Calories 96kcal
Author Alyssa Rimmer

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine flax egg, almond butter, banana, orange juice and maple syrup in a large bowl. Beat together until smooth.
  • Add oats, quinoa flakes, baking powder and spices and stir to combine. Fold in orange zest and cranberries.
  • Scoop 1 - 2 tablespoons of batter onto the prepared baking sheet and repeat until no dough remains. Bake on the center rack for 12 - 14 minutes until the edges are golden brown.
  • Cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.6mg