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Peanut Butter Chia Seed Cookies

I recently made a recipe posted on Super Healthy Kids called Chocolate Chia Recipe Cookie.  I, however, think that is a misnomer.  I taste mostly peanut butter so for the purposes of this post it's called Peanut Butter Chia Seed Cookies.

The recipe is 5 ingredients (Get Recipe Here):

  1. Peanut Butter
  2. Eggs
  3. Unsweetened Cocoa 
  4. Maple Syrup (or honey)
  5. Chia Seeds

A few big benefits to this recipe is:

  1. Chia seeds stay crunchy
  2. Gluten Free
  3. Protein & Fiber (chia seeds and peanut butter combined)
  4. Low in Sugar

Our Experience

  • Easy to make with my 3 year old.  She was able to take part in basically the entire process.
    1. Counted the eggs, cracked them with me,
    2. Scooped the peanut butter into and out of the measuring cup
    3. Measured the cocoa and put it in the bowl
    4. Held the tablespoon over the bowl for the syrup while I poured and then put it in with the other ingredients.
    5. After I got the ingredients all mixed together she was so excited to take over herself and stir.
    6. She also got to make the cookie balls, put them on the tray and flatten them with a fork.
  • They are a bit crumbly 
  • Big peanut butter taste

They are quite delicious, if you like peanut butter, and I really like the crunchy seeds.  My 3 year old and 1 year old both really enjoy them.

 This recipe makes 12.

Peanut Butter (chocolate) Chia Seed Cookies - Recipe found on Super Healthy Kids

Peanut Butter (chocolate) Chia Seed Cookies - Recipe found on Super Healthy Kids


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