Whole Wheat Pecan Cookies

by - 12/19/2021 12:00:00 AM


Are you still looking for the perfect cookies to make for Santa this year? These pecan cookies are so yummy, and they're made with whole wheat flour. I love how the batter can be made in advance and is perfect also to enjoy on a whim. This recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next gathering. These cookies are super chewy and flavourful.

Whole Wheat Pecan Cookies


Flax egg:
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 2/3 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour, + 1 Tbsp
Fold in:
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and use your silicone mat or place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  • Whisk together the flaxseed and warm water. Let sit for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the wet ingredients to a large mixing bowl: vegan butter, cane sugar, apple cider vinegar, vanilla extract, and flax ‘egg’ – Cream everything together by hand or stand mixer.
  • Add the dry – flour, salt, baking powder to the mixing bowl. Beat until creamy and fluffy.
  • Fold in the nuts.
  • Scoop cookie dough onto the baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-14 minutes. Transfer cookies to cooling rack. Enjoy warm!

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  1. Yum, these look delicious. I love cookies in the house so I'll make them!

  2. Oh now these sound delicious, I have to admit I do love a cookie and pecans always taste delicious in such things.

  3. These do sound like tasty cookies. I love pecans, they must be even better in cookies.

  4. I love pecans. This is a cookie recipe that I would enjoy

  5. It's delicious and easy. I will make these cookies as a treat to myself. Yum!

  6. My mom would love these. She likes a lightly sweet cookie with nuts. Perfect.

  7. My home needs a other cookie recipe. We can use chocolate chips with this recipe too

  8. These look amazing. Pecan cookies are a favorite of mine. I'll have to try this out.

  9. I'm always on the lookout for good vegan cookie recipes. This one looks perfect!

  10. I love pecans so much. These would be so delicious in front of the fireplace. Thanks for sharing!


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