Vegan Pecan Cookies

– 1 cup oat flour – 1/4 cup rolled oats – 3/4 cups chopped raw pecans – 2 tsp baking powder – 1/4 tsp salt

– Preheat oven at 350-degree Fahrenheit and prepare the cookie sheet the with a parchment paper and keep it aside. – With a sharp knife chop ¾ cup pecans as finely as possible. Keep it aside.

– 1 tbsp. flaxmeal (soaked in 3 tbsp. water) – 1/2 cup maple syrup – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/4 cup roughly crushed pecan (for toppings)

In a mixing bowl combine oat flour, rolled oats, chopped pecans, baking powder and salt. Mix it well.

In a same bowl pour in maple syrup, soaked flaxmeal and vanilla extract

whip it into a dough like batter.

With the help of a cookie scoop place 10-12 cookies (depending on the size of your cookie scoop) on the prepared cookie sheet.

Flatten them slightly with the back of the spoon or a small bowl while making a slight dent in the middle. Top each cookie generously with the crushed pecans.

Place the cookie sheet in the middle rack of the oven and bake it for 20-25 minutes or until the edges starts to brown. Turn it off and take out the cookies and place the sheet on a flat surface to cool down a bit.

Then, gently release the cookies from the bottom with a flat spatula and place them on the cooling rack to cool down completely. Enjoy them immediately or store them at room temperature or freeze them for later use.