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Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Quinoa

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It can be hard to find healthy and tasty recipes that are both gluten free and egg free.  If you are looking for healthy kid friendly food ideas, these egg free cookies are a great option! These are at the top of our list of yummy cookie recipes!

Whether you or your child is gluten free and/or egg free, it is treats like cookies that can be harder to find that fit in with your diet needs. But just because they are healthier, doesn’t mean they won’t taste good! There are lots of great gluten free and egg free recipes out there to choose from.

If you are looking for more Gluten Free or Egg Free options for great tasting treats for you or the kids, be sure to check out these Quinoa Chocolate Chip, Egg Free Cookies recipe! Easy simple recipes like this are the best! You’ll love my list of simple dessert recipes!

Specialty Ingredients for Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies:

The following ingredients for egg free chocolate chip cookies are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

  1. Quinoa Flakes
  2. Gluten-Free Flour with Xanthan Gum
  3. Gluten-Free Chocolate Chips (or Carob Chips)

Not only are these cookies egg free and gluten free, but the quinoa makes them full of protein!  Seriously, with their high protein and super food status, these egg free cookies make the perfect snack for your weight loss journey.

More Egg Free Dessert Recipes:

Vanilla Crazy Cake from Totally the Bomb

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Oatmeal Crumble Bars Recipe from Ann’s Entitled Life

Eggless Chocolate Mousse from Weelicious

Egg Free Cookies Recipe

More Gluten Free Recipes:

Gluten Free Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Gluten Free Lasagna Soup from The Bewitchen Kitchen

Gluten Free Tortillas from The 36th Avenue

A gluten-free diet isn’t just for those with celiac disease or a wheat allergy. Although eating wheat products, especially whole wheat, does offer some health benefits, the gluten can actually be harmful. gives us many reasons to avoid gluten in our meals, even if we aren’t allergic.

More Delicious Quinoa Recipes:

Vegetarian, Slow Cooker, Quinoa Chili Recipe from Almost Supermom

Spinach, Chicken Sausage and Quinoa Recipe from This Mama Loves

Veggie Quinoa Baby Bites from Becky’s Best Bites

The quinoa makes the cookies thick and soft, but the melted butter keeps them crisp around the edges, making them chewy and crisp, like a good chocolate chip cookie should be.

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Quinoa

Resources for Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies:

The following aff items are my must have kitchen items to help me in making the perfect cookies.  I wanted you to see exactly which tool we use when making egg free chocolate chip cookies.

  1. Mixing Bowl
  2. Wilton Airbake Pan
  3. Wilton Flour Spray
  4. Scoops
  5. Stackable Cooling Racks
Egg Free Cookies Recipe

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Quinoa (Gluten Free)

Yield: Approximately 2 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Not only are these Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies gluten free, but the quinoa makes them full of protein!  Seriously, with their high protein and super food status, these Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies make the perfect snack for your weight loss journey.


  • 1 1/2 C. quinoa flakes
  • 1 C. gluten-free flour with xanthan gum
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 C. maple syrup or brown rice syrup
  • 1/3 C. melted butter or oil
  • 1 tsp. gluten-free vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C. dairy-free, gluten-free chocolate chips or carob chips
  • 1/3 C. chopped pecans or raisins, optional


  1. Combine quinoa flakes, flour, and salt in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together syrup, butter, and vanilla.
  3. Add wet ingredients to bowl of dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Stir in chips and nuts/raisins, if using.
  5. Using a spoon or small scoop put spoonful’s of mixture onto greased cookie sheets.
  6. Press slightly with a fork so that the cookies are about 2 inches in size, or a little smaller.
  7. Bake at 350 F, for 15-20 minutes until golden at edges.
  8. Cool on wire rack and enjoy!

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Miz Helen

Monday 12th of March 2018

Great Cookies! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great St. Patrick's Day and come back to see us real soon! Miz Helen

Alanna Leischner

Monday 14th of July 2014

So do you have to cook the Quina first before you add it to the reciepe or do you not cook it? Thanks

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 15th of July 2014

since you are using flakes, it isn't cooked prior to adding it to the recipe.

Miz Helen

Monday 23rd of June 2014

I am looking forward to trying these Chocolate Chip Cookies with the Quinoa, looks interesting. Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday! Come Back Soon! Miz Helen

Kelli Miller

Wednesday 25th of June 2014

Thanks Miz Helen! Be sure to let me know your thoughts when you try them!


Tuesday 17th of June 2014

A treat we can actually eat! These look great. I will definitely give them a try.

Becca Niederkrom

Thursday 12th of June 2014

Love these!!! Def important to turn tried and true classics into healthier versions. Thanks!

Kelli Miller

Thursday 12th of June 2014

So glad you approve :-) Thanks bunches for stopping by.

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