Choc-Pecan Cookies - Gluten-Free

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A recipe from Australian Women’s Weekly “the little book of Chocolate”. In Australia, White Wings cornflour is gluten-free . Makes 24 cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C if fan forced). Grease oven trays and line with baking paper.
  2. Process the 1.5 cups of pecan pieces until ground finely.
  3. Beat the butter, sugar, vanilla and pecan meal in a small bowl with an electic mixer until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg and beat until combined.
  5. Sift in the flours and then add the chopped chocolate.
  6. Roll rounded tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Place 7cm apart on the trays and flatten slighty. Top with a whole pecan.
  7. Bake about 20 minutes and cool on trays.
  8. Drizzle the cookies with melted chocolate.
Most Helpful

Loved them! With chocolate inside and out how can a person go wrong? The recipe went together well. The cookies are easy to shape and they don't spread that much making them one of my favorite gluten free cookies. I liked that the ingredients were listed with gram alternatives as I have found that weighing gluten free flours is the way to go. A brown rice flour blend was used but other than that the recipe was followed as written. Made for Aussie Swap.

PaulaG November 19, 2012

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