Quinoa Chocolate Treats

Quinoa Chocolate Treats

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"A delicious yet nutrient-rich treat. Rich in protein and vitamins, this sweet chocolate treat is something everyone feels good about eating and making!"

Ingredients

45 m servings 1009 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 1009 kcal
  • 50%
  • Fat:
  • 44.8 g
  • 69%
  • Carbs:
  • 138.6g
  • 45%
  • Protein:
  • 17.7 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Grease a baking tray.
  2. Heat the chocolate chips, cinnamon, brown sugar, butter, and peppermint extract together in a large saucepan over low heat; cook and stir until the mixture forms a smooth liquid. Fold the quinoa and marshmallows into the chocolate mixture until evenly distributed; immediately spread into the prepared tray. Allow to cool completely before cutting into triangles to serve.
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I'm a huge fan of *cooked* quinoa, but apparently not of uncooked. The chocolate and marshmallow part of it was fantastic, but the texture and flavor of the quinoa reminded me of birdseed with a...

This is some seriously crazy stuff. The flavor is fantastic (depending on the qualify of ingredients you use, of course), but when you bite into a piece your head kind of rattles a little becau...

I gave this a try and yup, it was worth it. I did cut the bars small (about an inch square) since they are calorie and fat laden. I do think the calorie count given is on the extremely high sid...

I saw the unusual ingredients and I just HAD to try this. Sometimes the weirdest recipes are the most interesting tasting.. Anyway, these were yummy. I had though that the quinoa might soften u...

I made this but I think i did something wrong because it came out like fudge and never really hardened? Was it supposed to be like a rice crispy treat? Idid like the taste alot though

I halfed the recipe incase it didn't turn out and I also added extra peppermint. It tasted very good but the quinoa was just too hard and too much in your mouth. Maybe less quinoa would be bet...

I was pleasantly surprised by this treat. After reading the other reviews I was nervous, I have only experimented with quinoa a few times- each time ended badly. And I also do not like any crunc...

Sometimes, the blending of two good things does NOT necessarily make it better, as is the case with this odd, tooth-shattering concoction. This recipe just does not cut it. Oh, the chocolate an...

Did I miss something? First of all, I thought this was to be baked but never saw instructions to pre-heat oven. Then I realized it was just cooked. But mine never got hard. It stayed a smoot...