Quinoa Christmas Cookies

by | Updated: October 13th, 2020

Celebrating Christmas with countless cookies and fruit cakes? If all the flour handprints and sticky sugar frosting starts to drive you walnuts, know that you’re not alone. Even better, there’s a cure for this sugar-cookie syndrome. Instead of collapsing in a bed of ho-no-no refined white stuff, you can bake Christmas cookies with merry whole grains and jolly-good protein. This quinoa-based recipe means you’ll have plenty of energy and spirit to keep the baking bonanza going until you haven’t a single creature stirring – not even a sprinkles-loving mouse!

Quinoa Flour Cookies with Sprinkles


1 ¼ cups quinoa flour
2/3 cup coconut sugar
1 scoop NLA for Her Vanilla Cupcake Protein Powder
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. ghee
1 tsp. non-alcoholic vanilla flavoring
1 whole egg


  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Using about a tablespoon per cookie, roll batter into balls.
  3. Place balls on a greased baking sheet and flatten with your hands or the back of a spoon.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Top with red and green sprinkles before they cool.