Hoping everyone had a wonderful holiday last week! Mine was super mellow, but still lovely! I just cooked for a small group of family members and everything turned out delish, especially the cornbread stuffing which I made in a vegan version so my youngest and I could enjoy! One of the other highlights from Thanksgiving were the vegan no-bakes that I whipped up as an alternative to pumpkin pie. I chose this cookie because I really didn’t have a lot of time on my hands, and I know how simple they are to make. Although I absolutely love the traditional no-bake cookie, I made this version with Thanksgiving in mind, adding the delightful duo of maple and pecans.
Only one word necessary…heavenly!!
Maple Pecan No-Bakes (V)
The addition of the maple and chopped pecans adds a sweet crunch to this no-bake, reminiscent of a maple bar, or pecan pie. It certainly doesn’t need to be Thanksgiving to make these!
2 Cups raw or white sugar.
1/2 cup vegan butter/ or coconut spread
1/2 cup coconut, rice or almond milk
1/2 cup almond butter
2 tablespoons Maple Extract
1 cup chopped Pecans
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups quick cooking oats
Heat sugar, milk and oil/butter together over medium heat, stirring occasionally until it reaches a boil.
Boil mixture for one minute, remove from heat and add maple extract, almond butter, salt and chopped pecans and oats.
Stir all ingredients together until fully blended.
Drop spoonfuls of mix in a rounded shape onto parchment lined baking sheet, spacing each about 1 inch apart.
Place in the fridge to chill for at least 1 hour.
No-bake cookies are so simple to make that they are the perfect party treat! You can add a posh finishing touch by topping a stack of cookies with handmade flags from toothpicks and washi tape, or by wrapping them in color coordinating bakers twine.
What was your favorite dish from Thanksgiving this year? I hope you give this recipe a try!
More holiday posts coming your way soon!
Thanks for reading!
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