Asian Pear Pecan Cookies

Makes about 24 -30 soft cookies

PrepTime 20 minutes

Cooking time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Asian pears (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup pecans (finely ground)
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

Prep & Cooking

  1. Place the Asian pears in a blender and puree to make 1¼ cup of pear puree. Pour into a Pyrex measuring cup and microwave for 2-3 minutes. Let the mixture cool for about 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat your oven to 375 F.
  3. Grease two large cookie sheets.
  4. Place your pecans in the blender and chop until the nuts are flour texture.
  5. Add all dry ingredients to your mixer and mix about 30 seconds.
  6. Add the oil and Asian pear puree’. Mix well on high speed 2- 3 minutes.
  7. Using a table spoon, place spoonfuls of the mixture onto the prepared cookie sheets.2 -3 inches apart.
  8. Place the cookie sheets in the oven for approx 25 minutes or until the edges turn dark brown.
  9. Remove the cookie sheet and let cool for about 10 minutes.
  10. Transfer the cookies to a flat plate until the cookies are at room temperature. Enjoy!