Chocolate Pecan Cookies

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Gluten-Free Flourless


These Gluten-free Chocolate Pecan Cookies are just so delicious and you will not be missing the flour in the chocolate delight. These flourless chocolate Pecan cookies are perfect to bake for your Gluten-free friends for holidays.

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Recipe Facts:


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Total Time

25 minutes

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– Dark chocolate chips  – Unsalted butter – Granulated sugar – Corn starch – Baking powder – Salt – Eggs  – Pecans 

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– In a large bowl, combine the sugar, corn starch, baking powder, and salt. – Add the eggs to it and whisk well until all the ingredients are well combined and the batter appears like a pancake batter.

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Steps 1-2

– Melt chocolate over a double boiler. Heat water in a saucepan and when the water comes to a simmer, reduce the flame. Add the chocolate to a stainless steel bowl and place it over the simmering water.  – Keep stirring the chocolate with a spatula until it melts completely and is smooth. – Melt the butter in the microwave gently and then add it to the melted chocolate. Mix well.

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Steps 3-5

– Slowly add this chocolate mixture to the prepared sugar/egg mixture and whisk gently to combine. – Add the remaining chocolate and the chopped pecans and fold in. – Transfer this dough to a clean bowl and wrap it with a plastic wrap making sure that the plastic wrap touches the top of the dough. This prevents skin formation in the top layer.

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Steps 6-8

– Refrigerate this dough overnight. – Preheat the oven and line two baking sheets with parchment. – Remove the dough from the refrigerator.

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Steps 9-11

– Take about a small handful of dough in your hands. Roll it quickly and place it on the prepared sheet. Gently press each ball to flatten it slightly. – Bake the cookies. Remove them from the oven and let them cool on the rack.

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Steps 12-13

– Carefully remove the cookies with the parchment sheet and let them cool on a rack. – Repeat with the rest of the dough. Once cooled, store in an airtight container.

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