Hi, I saw this being made on t.v. using olive oil instead of canola...I will make it with out nuts, they looked real good & not too high in calories.....enjoy.
CHOCOLATE PECAN COOKIES
1 ¼ cups unbleached all purpose flour (300 ml)
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa(80 ml)
1 ½ tsp. baking powder (7.5 ml)
grated zest of 1 orange
1 tsp. vanilla ( 5ml)
½ cup + 2 Tbsp. sugar (175 ml)
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (75 ml)
2 large eggs
¾ cup chopped pecans (375 ml)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment.
Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. Add pecans. Set aside.
In another bowl, combine orange zest, vanilla, sugar, olive oil and eggs. Whisk together until well blended, about 2 minutes. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir with wooden spoon to blend well.
Spoon cookie batter onto parchment paper lined tray leaving 1 inch between them. Bake for 14-16 minutes at 350 D or until just firm
Makes about 30 small cookies
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