Toasted Coconut-Peanut Butter Quinoa Balls

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 24 Servings
Calories

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups flaked coconut divided
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter creamy, all natural
  • 2 tbsp date syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees while you line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer under cold water.
  • Place the cup of water and quinoa in a medium sized saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender then place to the side to cool.
  • Spread the coconut on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 9 minutes or until lightly browned and toasted. Place to the side to cool.
  • Combine quinoa, 1 1/4 cups coconut, peanut butter, date syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  • Shape mixture into 1' balls. Roll in remaining coconut to coat then place excess in the refrigerator to firm up. Enjoy!

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