Gluten Free Maple Pecan Coconut Shortbread Cookies photo
Gluten Free Maple Pecan Coconut Shortbread Cookies
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Servings: approx. 6 dozen
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In large bowl, beat sugar, syrup and coconut oil until light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs. Stir in flour until well blended. Evenly stir in pecans.

Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. With fork dipped in flour, flatten to about 1/4 inch thickness or roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters.

Bake for 7-9 minutes or until light golden brown. Enjoy these delicious cookies!

*Use flour blend of choice for this recipe, but here are a few suggestions: Flour mix one, flour mix two, flour mix three, flour mix four.

Recipe submitted by Elizabeth, Indianapolis, IN

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Do you have an egg free version of these?
# Posted By Linda Mull | 2/25/11 1:15 PM
Try this as an egg substitute:

1. Substitue 2 tablespoons liquid + 2 tablespoons flour + ½ tablespoon shortening + ½ teaspoon baking powder for each egg or 2. Substitute 1/2 of a mashed ripe banana plus 1/4 teaspoon baking powder for each egg.
# Posted By Elizabeth | 2/25/11 10:09 PM
Is there any way to make this recipe without the use of sugar, just using maple syrup? Less sweet would be OK.
# Posted By Carol | 3/3/11 7:29 AM
These look yummy! I'm new to GF baking, how would you decide which GF flour mix to use? Thanks!
# Posted By Nikki | 6/4/12 12:22 PM
Are u sure it's 2.5 CUPS coconut flour? That stuff absorbs a lot of liquid...2.5 tbsp makes more sense
# Posted By Laura | 6/4/12 12:24 PM
Waht is the amount of butter used in this recipe? I can't see it listed in the ingredients.
# Posted By tracey | 2/16/13 6:55 PM
Has anyone made these without the tremendous amount of sugar and figured out if she meant 2.5 tbs of coconut flour versus 2.5 cups. I agree 2.5 cups would make an incredibly dry cookie. They look awesome but I don't want to waste ingredients.
# Posted By Noel-Holly | 2/28/13 4:45 PM

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