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Snickerdoodle Quinoa Breakfast Cookies -- a healthy spin on a classic cookie, reimagined to be totally worthy of breakfast!

Snickerdoodle Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

These quinoa breakfast cookies are a far cry from their sugar and fat laden ancestors. These are sweetened naturally using banana and maple syrup, they are completely flourless AND the only fat comes in the form of flaxseed meal and cashew butter. Basically, they're a snickerdoodle cookie that you can happily eat more than one of.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, healthy snickers, snickers bites
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 14 Cookies
Calories 110kcal
Author Alyssa Rimmer



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Whisk together the flaxseed meal and water, and set aside.
  • Beat together cashew butter, syrup and banana in a large bowl. Add flax egg and mix to combine.
  • Pour in oats, quinoa flakes, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and stir together. Fold in chia seeds (if using).
  • Drop 2 tablespoons of dough onto the baking sheet and repeat until no dough remains. Gently flatten them and then sprinkle with the cinnamon coconut sugar
  • Bake cookies on center rack for 15 - 17 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.
  • Enjoy at room temp or slightly reheated in a microwave.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.9mg