Heart Healthy Pecan Lace Cookies Recipe
Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly coat parchment paper with nonstick cooking spray.
In a food processor, finely chop pecans. In a bowl, with a mixer on low speed, beat butter and brown sugar until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat until blended. Stir in pecans.
Spoon batter by teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, spacing about 3 inches apart. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until firm. Let cookies cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, or until firm. With a spatula, transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store in an airtight container, between sheets of wax paper, up to 1 week.
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About This Healthy Recipe
Have you ever wondered how they get those fancy lace cookies to look so pretty? If you try this healthy lace cookie recipe, you’ll be in on the secret. This healthy cookie uses finely chopped pecans as the base of the cookie, rather than the high amounts of flour found in most cookie recipes. The pecans are mixed with just a bit of butter, egg, whole wheat flour and some brown sugar to create a light and airy cookie that looks as good as it tastes. And thanks to the ingredient mix, these healthy cookies can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike, even those following special diets. The cookies contain only 45 calories each, with 0g of saturated fat and only 23mg of sodium. That means they can be enjoyed by people following a heart-healthy diet, as well as those who are watching their weight. These fancy cookies are sure to impress guests, but they’re the perfect cookie to have on hand when you’re in the mood for a better-for-you cookie that’s loaded with great taste.