Christine Fischer

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch

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Healthy snacking can be a real challenge, but this peanut butter quinoa crunch makes snack time a total breeze! A tasty blend of peanut butter, quinoa, and maple syrup, these crunchy, crispy bites are perfect on their own or topped over your favorite yogurt, oatmeal, and so much more! The ways to enjoy it are endless, so get cooking!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch


Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch Ingredients- Mighty Maple peanut butter

1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
1/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
2 tablespoons Mighty Maple peanut butter, melted*
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
cooking spray to grease

*Or you may use any of your favorite Peanut Butter & Co. flavors


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease small baking sheet with cooking spray, then line with parchment paper. Set aside.

2. Soak quinoa in hot water for 10 minutes until just beginning to soften, then drain through strainer, removing as much water as possible.

3. In small bowl combine quinoa and coconut flakes, tossing until well mixed. Next add in coconut oil and peanut butter, stirring until smooth. Stir in maple syrup and cinnamon, mixing again until well combined.

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch - combine quinoa and coconut flakes, tossing until well mixed

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch - Next add in coconut oil and peanut butter, stirring until smooth

4. Using a spatula, evenly spread mixture onto baking sheet in a thin layer. Bake for approximately 25 minutes until crisp (check it often after the 20 minute mark). Allow to cool completely, then break up with your hands. Enjoy on it’s own, or as a topping for yogurt.

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch - evenly spread mixture onto baking sheet in a thin layer

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch - evenly spread mixture onto baking sheet in a thin layer


What other peanut butter breakfast recipes would you like to see?

Leave a comment below with your answer to enter for a chance at winning a jar of of Mighty Maple, the peanut butter used in this recipe.


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26 Responses to Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch

  1. Kelli says:

    How about a peanut butter baked oatmeal?

  2. Jessica says:

    Peanut butter danishes!

  3. Mary W says:

    I like peanut butter on toast in the morning. How about peanut butter with oatmeal or with another traditional breakfast staple?

  4. Sarah says:

    Peanut butter banana and jelly pancakes

  5. A W says:

    Peanut butter french toast

  6. Amy says:

    I would like to see Peanut Butter Granola. I think it would be great with yogurt and fruit.

  7. Amie H says:

    Peanut butter bars

  8. Susan P. says:

    I’d love to see a recipe for breakfast bars that includes peanut butter.

  9. Judith says:

    This sounds delicious! I love the idea of quinoa for granola. I’d love to see a breakfast recipe for overnight oats and muffins. Or a brunch themed post (french toast, pancakes, etc)!

  10. Dandi D says:

    I would like to see some peanut butter homemade ice cream.

  11. Kristine says:

    A peanut butter acai bowl or a homemade granola with peanut butter.

  12. Michelle says:

    Love this idea, quinoa rocks! I’d like to see pb&j oatmeal or overnight oats.

  13. Abby says:

    Peanut butter crepes sound good!

  14. Jenna S says:

    A healthier “pb filled” donut that’s baked!

  15. Monisha says:

    Love this recipe !

    Would like a healthy take on Peanut butter muffins ( gluten free)

  16. Katie says:

    peanut butter oatmeal!

  17. Cynthia says:

    Peanut butter power bars or muffins.

  18. Jessica says:

    Peanut butter cinnamon rolls!

  19. B says:

    A nice light and of course yummy baked peanut butter doughnut with peanut butter frosting.

  20. Gaby says:

    What about a peanut butter filled croissant?! So much better than chocolate!

  21. Mason says:

    A peanut butter cinnamon roll recipe! Yum!

  22. Frank says:

    Peanut butter scrapple

  23. Dawn Garland says:

    Peanut butter overnight oats!

  24. Brandy says:

    Peanut butter pudding

  25. Kimberly says:

    I would love to see a fruit dip that is healthly and vegans could eat. I love this peanut butter because it is lower in sugar than any other and the flavors are fun. Been trying to come up with one myself but would be lovely if you guys could do one and that I could win !!!!

  26. Shannon says:

    Peanut Butter Granola Bars!

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Peanut Butter Quinoa Crunch