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Cinna-Coco Quinoa Bites

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderfully delicious alternative to cookies, cakes, and cupcakes. Packed with nutrition and deliciously good for you!"
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45 m servings 41
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 24 non-stick mini-muffin cups.
  2. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Stir coconut, brown sugar, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl. Add quinoa and eggs to coconut mixture; stir until completely combined. Drop coconut mixture by the tablespoonful into prepared muffin cups.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until slightly crisp and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 41 calories; 1.3 6 1.3 16 32 Full nutrition

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Make sure to grease the pan real well, otherwise you might leave some of them in the pan, like I did! I used 2 T honey instead of the sugar. Easy to make and great to eat! Thanks for the reci...

I used black quinoa for these. Dry, with a sort of sweet-quiche taste. Just completely inedible. Sorry.

I had never bought quinoa but was shopping at Costco on a day when I felt I would "get fit" and bought an over-sized bag on quinoa. I hate wasting food, so decided to try some different recipes ...