Quinoa Biscuits

  • Author: Jane Hutton
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 18 1x


  • 60g quinoa
  • 60g cornflour
  • 100g rice flour
  • 125g light brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder (gluten free if desired)
  • 1/2 tsp bicarb
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp clear honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 120g dark choc chips (ready made or chopped from a block)


  1. Mix together quinoa, cornflour, rice flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarb, cinnamon and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
  2. Measure the oil in a jug and whisk in the vanilla, honey and egg, with 4 tsp water. Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients, mix well and chill for 30 mins.
  3. Heat the oven to 180 C. Drop the mixture in tablespoons, well spaced, sprinkle with choc chips, and bake for 15 mins until golden.
  4. Leave to cool and firm for 10 minutes after coming out of the oven. Store in an airtight tin for a week.

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