Almond Butter-Quinoa Blondies

March/April 2013

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People likely won’t even notice that these delicately nutty, just a little chocolaty, blondies are gluten-free. They use quinoa flour, which you can find in well-stocked supermarkets and natural-foods stores, in place of all-purpose flour. To make your own quinoa flour, grind raw quinoa into a powder in a clean coffee grinder. (Adapted from Quinoa Revolution by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming.)

21 Reviews for Almond Butter-Quinoa Blondies

turned it into bisccotti

great basic recipe and made some alterations to it I don't like things so sweet and I don't eat butter.
1/4 c. of olive oil
1/4 c. of raw sugar
chopped up dark chocolate
1/2 c of almond butter
probably 1/8 more quinoa flour
It came out drier so I turned it into biscotti. It's softer biscotti but its pretty yummy.

simple and easy

I never comment on a recipe but these are so good I just had to share. My husband is gluten intolerant so I'm always searching for creative alternative recipes. I cooked these exactly how the recipe said to and they turned out terrific! Couldn't even tell I used quinoa.

Great recipe!

This was my first time baking with quinoa flour and I was not disappointed! I made my own flour using a coffee grinder. They were done at 25 minutes, although they were not a golden brown on the edges like I am used to. I think the chocolate balances out the flavor of the quinoa flour perfectly. Will definitely make these again!

Made some changes and LOVE them!

I used apple sauce instead of butter and 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips and got the calorie count down to 63 each (25 in the 8"pan). I think they are great and the Quinoa flour which I ground myself, was a great!. I would make these again!

Amazingly delicous

I used my baby bullet to grind up my quinoa. Worked great, and these taste better than white flour blondies.

Made with quinoa and no flour

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