Heart Healthy Pecan Lace Cookies Recipe

                   
Classic lacy pecan cookies get a nutritious update from whole-wheat flour in our heart-healthy recipe. Rich brown sugar, vanilla and plenty of pecans are combined for a delicate, buttery crunch.
Bread icon
Ingredients
Recipe yields 36 servings
1 cup pecans
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
Play icon
Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly coat parchment paper with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Store in an airtight container, between sheets of wax paper, up to 1 week.

Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 36
Calories: 45
Make this for: Healthy Kids
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
This recipe has been reviewed by a dietitian. Click here to learn more.
Play icon
Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 cookie
Per serving:
calories:45
total fat:3g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:9mg
sodium:23mg
total carb:5g
fibers:0g
proteins:0g

You might also like

Welcome to Health eCooks™! We cook your favorite foods healthier!

Health eCooks™ showcases hundreds of chef-tested and dietitian-reviewed recipes that are as nutritious as they are delicious. A subsidiary of Baldwin Publishing, Inc., our healthy recipes have been viewed by millions of people on over 900 health websites and in 450,000 healthy cookbooks. Our goal is to inspire you with recipes that aren’t just good for you—they taste good, too!

Who are we?

We are professional chefs, registered dietitians and food editors and for more than two decades we’ve created healthy recipes and how-to-cook videos. We’ve published nearly half a million healthy cookbooks for the medical brands Americans trust with their lives.

Chef-tested recipes

| Every recipe has been tested (and tasted!) by professional chefs in our Health eCooks™ test kitchen.

Dietitian-reviewed recipes

| All recipes carry a stamp of approval by registered dietitians who ensure they adhere to rigorous health and medical standards.

We make it easy so you can cook it healthy!

Recipe Reviews
Reviews for  Pecan Lace Cookies

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Heart Healthy Pecan Lace Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 36 servings
1 cup pecans
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly coat parchment paper with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Store in an airtight container, between sheets of wax paper, up to 1 week.

Share to Email