These Pecan Bites Are Melt-In-Your-Mouth Good (And Gluten-Free!)

Try making your own pecan butter to make these pecan bites even more drool-worthy.


These are such easy cookies to make, and they are so quick, you can toss them together for guests at the last minute. The first three ingredients are staples (though you can use a different nut butter or make it egg-free) and you can get creative with your own add-ins.

Gluten-Free Pecan Bites Recipe
Makes about 18 cookies

1 cup pecan butter (to make your own, use the DIY Nut Butter recipe linked below)
1 cup coconut sugar (or sugar), plus more for rolling
1 egg
1 Tbsp. ground chia seeds
1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Mix ingredients together in a bowl or with a food processor. Put extra sugar in a small bowl. Roll a small ball of cookie dough in extra sugar with your hands or spoons, and place on baking sheet. Allow room between cookies for them to spread out while baking. Bake for 10–12 minutes. Allow to cool for 1 minute before transferring to a cooling rack.

Want To Learn More About Nut Butter?
A Recipe for DIY Nut Butter
The Best Nut Butters For Runners