Monday, 5 May 2008

Oatmeal Jam Pecan Cookies

1 1/2 cups pecans
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup maple syrup
3/4 cup jam

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Put the pecans and oats in a food processor and pulse into a rough meal.
  • Add the flour and salt and pulse to combine.
  • Finally, add the coconut oil and maple syrup and pulse a few more times.
  • Scrape the dough into a large bowl and push it into a ball with your hands (if the coconut oil didn't integrate all the way, work it in now).
  • Form balls of the dough (saving aside 2) and put onto a Pam sprayed 13 x 9 inch pan.
  • Punch a hole into the balls with your finger.
  • Fill each hole with less than a teaspoon of jam.
  • Patch each hole with pieces of the 2 balls set aside and squeezing balls around the jam.  This is not a science, some jam will escape and burn onto your pan. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 
  • Bake for 20 - 30 minutes, until the topping has browned a bit (it won't darken dramatically) and the cookies are set.
  • Remove from the pan from the oven and let cookies cool.