Pecan Cookies

These Vegan Cookies Yield a Crispy Texture With a Great Pecan-Maple Finish

Pecan Cookies

RECIPE: Makes about 20

  • maple syrup – 1/3 cup
  • vegetable oil – neutral, 1/2 cup
  • rice vinegar – 1 tsp
  • vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • pecans, 1 cup – [or walnuts]
  • flour, pastry – 1-1/4 cups, [whole wheat is good]
  • rolled oats – 1-1/4 cups
  • salt – 1 tsp
  • flax seeds – 2 TBS [optional]


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil the cookie sheets or use parchment paper
  2. Roast the nuts for 6 minutes, then chop and mix with flour, rolled oats, and salt
  3. In another bowl combine the wet ingredients then add to the dry and mix well
  4. Place rounded tablespoons of batter on a oiled cookie sheet. Flatten them with spoon, as they will not spread
  5. Bake for 11-12 minutes on top rack or until golden 

Recipe adapted, original by Jeff Woodward

with walnuts

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