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:

Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING:

In a large bowl, combine margarine, brown sugar, maple syrup and blend using hand blender.

Add flour, salt, oats, pecans, dates and stir well.

Place heaping tablespoonfuls of mixture on to baking sheet and pop into oven.

Bake for 10-12 minutes.

For frosting, whip together cream cheese, margarine, maple flavoring and powdered sugar.

Allow the cookies to cool completely and frost with frosting.

Garnish with pecans.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 7

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505Calories from Fat 163

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 6850 mg285.42%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 48 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet