Pumpkin Quinoa Cookies
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Pumpkin Quinoa Cookies Recipe

Soft, spicy, sweet and chewy pumpkin cookies are as easy to make as they are delicious to eat.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 36
Calories: 68
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups quinoa flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses or liquid honey
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins

Instructions

  • Position an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the quinoa flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt and nutmeg.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin, oil and molasses until well blended.
  • Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture and stir until just blended. Gently stir in the dried cranberries.
  • Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cookies are just set in the center.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then transfer the cookies to the wire rack to cool completely.
  • Repeat steps 4 and 5 (being sure to use cool baking sheets) with the remaining cookie dough.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *2
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *3
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Quinoa Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 19
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.1g3%
Carbohydrates 11.4g4%
Fiber 0.8g3%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert