Chocolate and pecan spelt cookies

Chocolate and pecan spelt cookies


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About this recipe: Soft and chewy spelt cookies! This will make a small batch, about 10 cookies, you can always double the recipe to make more.

Makes: 10 cookies

  • 120g wholegrain spelt flour
  • 50g organic self raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 100g butter (room temperature)
  • 65g caster sugar (I've used unrefined)
  • 65g soft brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 30 to 40g pecans
  • 50 to 70g dark chocolate broken into pieces

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:13min  ›  Ready in:23min 

  1. Sift dry ingredients.
  2. In another bowl cream butter and sugars at medium speed for 2 minutes, you can easily mix it by hand with a fork if you don't have a hand mixer.
  3. Add vanilla, then beaten egg, mixing well.
  4. Add flour mixture, and beat slowly to incorporate, blend well.
  5. Stir in the nuts and chopped chocolate (quantities depend on your taste). Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas4.
  7. Line a baking tray with baking parchment, and drop tablespoons of dough depending on the size you want. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes.
  8. Cool cookies on baking tray for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Cook's note

I love the taste of Waitrose continental plain chocolate, which is made in France.

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