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Though these delicate cookies have a crisp outside, they are soft inside, making them the ideal bar cookie in our book.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2004


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

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12 servings


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.

  • Place sugars and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed for 3 minutes or until well combined. Add maple flavoring and egg; beat until combined. Add flour mixture; stir until well combined. Stir in pecans. Spread mixture evenly in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack.

  • Remove from pan, and drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

210 calories; calories from fat 36%; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 3.3g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 31.6g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 28mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 190mg; calcium 37mg.