Maple Pecan Spelt Cookies

Soft, Naturally Sweetened Indulgence

 

Produces a dozen cookies

 

1 3/4 cups          Spelt Flour

1/2 cup               Maple Syrup     

1/2 cup               Ground Pecans

1/4 cup               Pecan Halves (or Whole Pecan for Garnishing)            

1/2 cup               Applesauce

1                           Egg

1 tsp                    Vanilla Extract

1/2 tsp                Salt

1 tsp                    Cinnamon

2 tbsps                Unrefined Coconut Oil

1 tbsp                  Almond Milk or Coconut Milk

1 tsp                    Baking Powder

 

Directions: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F

  2. In a food processor (or coffee grinder) grind a 1/2 cup of pecan.

  3. Mix ground pecans and all dry ingredients in a large bowl.

  4. Mix all wet ingredients in a separate bowl

  5. Combine dry and wet ingredients together and mix thoroughly. The batter should be thick and sticky.

  6. Scoop the batter onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  7. Push the cookies down flat with the back of a large spoon.

  8. Press the pecan halves into the top of the cookie in a flower pattern.

  9. Place the cookies in the oven for 15 minutes.

  10. Remove them from the oven. Let them cool and then serve.