Raw Pecan Sandies ~ Light recipe of the day

01/30/2012 1:00 pm · 0 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

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Raw Pecan SandiesRaw Pecan Sandies

Thanks to  Rhonda Malkmus for this  recipe
The melt in your mouth cookies that are good for you, too!

Ingredients

  • • 2 cups ground pecans
  • • 1 ¾ cups dried unsweetened coconut
  • • 1 ¼ cup Medjool dates (pitted & soaked in just enough water to cover for 30 minutes, drain, and save soak water)
  • • ¼ cup raw unfiltered honey or maple syrup
  • • ¼ cup coconut butter
  • • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • • 1 tsp almond extract (optional)
  • • ½ tsp Celtic or Himalayan salt
  • • 1 Tbsp flax seeds (ground)
  • • 24 pecan halves

Directions
1. In a food processor with the “S” blade in place, grind pecans to a fine meal.
2. Add remaining ingredients (except flax seeds and pecan halves) including date soaking water and process until “dough” rolls into a ball.
3. Add ground flax seeds and blend again.
4. Removing one tablespoon at a time, roll into a ball and place onto a Teflex sheet.
5. Flatten with the back of a spoon. Press a pecan half into the flattened cookie.
6. Dehydrate at 107 degrees for 12-24 hours or they can be eaten raw.

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