Cacao-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Vegetarian
Cacao-Pecan Shortbread Cookies
45 min.
24
125kcal
50.54%sweetness
11.73%saltiness
1.42%sourness
1.39%bitterness
5.51%savoriness
100%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 10 tablespoons butter 
  • 0.3 cup cacao nibs finely chopped
  • 0.5 cup powdered sugar 
  • large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1.5 cups flour all-purpose
  • 0.5 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • cup pecans coarsely chopped
  • 0.5  vanilla pod split
  • teaspoon vanilla extract pure
  • tablespoons tsp vanilla sugar 
  • tablespoon water cold

Equipment

  • bowl
  • baking sheet
  • baking paper
  • oven
  • wire rack

Directions

  1. preheat the oven to 350.set the butter out to soften.spread the chopped pecans on a rimmed baking sheet and toast for about 4-6 minutes, until lightly browned and fragrant. let cool.put the softened butter in a large bowl. beat the butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla bean seeds, vanilla extract and salt at medium speed until fluffy.add the flour, mixing in 1/2 at a time. beat at low speed until just incorporated. stir in the pecans and cacao nibs. mix well.transfer the dough to a work surface and roll into a 1 1/2-inch-thick log. wrap the log in plastic or parchment paper and refrigerate 1 hour, until chilled.line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. spread the vanilla sugar on a platter.mix the egg and water together to create an egg wash. brush the log with the egg wash and roll in the sugar. slice the log into 1/2-inch-thick rounds. place them on the prepared baking sheets, about 1 inch apart.bake the cookies for about 15 minutes, until the edges are golden; rotate the baking sheets from top to bottom and front to back halfway through baking. transfer the cookies to a wire rack and let stand until completely cooled.

Nutrition Facts

Calories125kcal
Protein5.2%
Fat60.82%
Carbs33.98%

Properties

Glycemic Index
8.55
Glycemic Load
5.38
Inflammation Score
-2
Nutrition Score
2.5204347826087%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.44mg
Delphinidin
0.3mg
Catechin
0.3mg
Epigallocatechin
0.23mg
Epicatechin
0.03mg
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.09mg

Taste

Sweetness:
50.54%
Saltiness:
11.73%
Sourness:
1.42%
Bitterness:
1.39%
Savoriness:
5.51%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:124.89kcal
6.24%
Fat:8.6g
13.23%
Saturated Fat:3.74g
23.38%
Carbohydrates:10.81g
3.6%
Net Carbohydrates:10.04g
3.65%
Sugar:4.17g
4.63%
Cholesterol:20.29mg
6.76%
Sodium:89.18mg
3.88%
Protein:1.65g
3.31%
Manganese:0.24mg
12.01%
Vitamin B1:0.09mg
5.98%
Selenium:3.53µg
5.04%
Folate:16.36µg
4.09%
Vitamin B2:0.06mg
3.32%
Vitamin A:159.34IU
3.19%
Copper:0.06mg
3.14%
Fiber:0.77g
3.07%
Iron:0.51mg
2.82%
Vitamin B3:0.51mg
2.57%
Phosphorus:25.4mg
2.54%
Magnesium:8.67mg
2.17%
Zinc:0.27mg
1.83%
Vitamin E:0.22mg
1.46%
Vitamin B5:0.11mg
1.08%
Source:Foodista