Gluten-Free Chocolate Pecan Cookies


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20 mins (prep 5, cooking 15)
6 ingredients
4 servings
This recipe was in our local paper yesterday, courtesy of Mr. Mitchell Moore of Campbell's Bakery. I made a batch this morning, and they are sooooo deeply chocolate-y and rich! Crisp outside, chewy inside...perfect. Hint: chill dough, and slightly underbake for maximum chewiness.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (natural or dutch-process, moore uses valrhona)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 4 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Nutrition

Serving Size (150.5 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 1021.82 Calories from Fat 957.87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 106.43g 654.93%
Saturated Fat 9.14g 182.77%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 145.34mg 24.22%
Total Carbohydrate 20.5g 27.33%
Dietary Fiber 14.2 g 227.14%
Sugars 5.87 g %
Protein 13.56g 108.48%
Vitamin A 82.81IU% Vitamin C 1.63mg%
Calcium 103.6mg% Iron 3.74mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
confectioners' sugar, plus, unsweetened cocoa powder, large egg whites, pure vanilla extract
 

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