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Melody's Frosted Maple Pecan Cookies

Yummy cookies that are easy and full of flavor.
Ingredients
For cookies:
  Earth balance margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Maple syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (all purpose or gluten free)
  Salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Quick oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Toasted pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for garnishing)
For frosting:
  Tofutti cream cheese 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Earth balance margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Maple flavoring 1 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING:

  1. In a large bowl, combine margarine, brown sugar, maple syrup and blend using hand blender.
  2. Add flour, salt, oats, pecans, dates and stir well.
  3. Place heaping tablespoonfuls of mixture on to baking sheet and pop into oven.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  5. For frosting, whip together cream cheese, margarine, maple flavoring and powdered sugar.
  6. Allow the cookies to cool completely and frost with frosting.
  7. Garnish with pecans.

SERVING:

  1. Serve and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Baking sheet lined with parchment paper
Hand blender
Bowls

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Easy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Method: 
Baked
Taste: 
Sweet
Course: 
Snack
Restriction: 
Vegan
Channel: 
VeganLife
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
7

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6850.2 mg285.4%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 48 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A 20.8% Vitamin C 0.17%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Melody's Frosted Maple Pecan Cookies Recipe Video