Pecan Honey Amaranth Cookies

Pecan Amaranth Cookies
Photo Credit: Ariel Martinez

Updated Aug 19, 2018 @ 10:14 pm

Recipe by Ariel Martinez

Pecan Honey Amaranth Cookies

  • Serves: 24
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  • 1 ½ cups amaranth flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 24 whole pecans plus ½ cup sliced pecans
  • 1/3 cup honey, plus more for drizzling
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place all ingredients except the whole pecans in a stand mixer and mix on medium speed until all ingredients are fully incorporated, about 1 minute.
  2. On a nonstick baking sheet, roll out quarter-sized cookies, flatten, and press a pecan in the center of each one. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drizzle with honey and let cool.
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