Double Chocolate Cookies with Holiday Spiced Pecans Recipe PLUS Enter Our December Giveaway!

There is just nothing like a good holiday cookie.  I mean, I'm all for green juice, veggies, and superfoods most of the time, but during the holidays....well let's just say I want COOKIES. Specifically CHOCOLATE cookies.  Don't get me wrong.  Sugar cookies, cut out in the shape of bells and Christmas trees and decorated in red and green, are super festive and fun to make. But if I'm picking a cookie to eat, and I'm going to splurge, I want something fudgy. Gooey. Chocolatey.

So if you know me or have read any previous posts on the Radiant Blog, then you know that I am gluten free.  So what's a gluten free girl who is craving gooey chocolate cookies to do!? Sometimes, ya just gotta make your own way.  And your own gooey-ness.  So I was thrilled when Pamela's Products reached out to me and said they were doing a "12 Days of Gluten Free Cookies" campaign, and they wanted me to participate as a blogger and cookie creator!

What does that mean? Well, I got to come up with my own recipe using their Pamela’s All-Purpose Flour Artisan Blend (which is amazingly versatile, and of course gluten free!).  Naturally I created something super chocolatey, and with just a teeny bit of spice for warmth.  As an added bonus, they can be made vegan as well!

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These cookies have a little of everything...a little gooeyness, a little spice, a little crunch from the pecans, and whole lotta chocolate.  They passed the taste test from even the most discerning (and pro-gluten) cookie critics!  So you can feel confident these little lovelies will be a crowd pleaser with whomever you choose to celebrate with this season!  (shhh...you don't even have to tell them they're gluten free - Pamela's flour is so good, they'll never be the wiser!)  See full recipe below.

The Giveaway

Now onto the really good part!  Courtesy of Pamela's, I will be giving away a set of delicious Pamela's Products, baking supplies, and even an apron signed by Pamela herself to a lucky Radiant Reader!

How to enter you ask? It's simple!  Enter your name and email below, like Radiant By Nature on Facebook, and voila!  One winner will be announced on Friday, December 12th. (Only one entry per reader).

Already a fan of RBN on Facebook?  No biggie - you can still enter to win!  Our goal is to get to 500 likes by the end of December, and we could use your help!  We will be posting about the giveaway all week leading up to the 12th - simply share a giveaway post from the RBN page and you are ENTERED to WIN!

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We have a lot to be excited about this December - join in the fun and spread the gooey-chocolatey-gluten-free love!  Enter below to win:

We're sorry - you're just a bit too late! Last day to register was December 11th, 2015.  But sign up to receive the RBN Newsletter and be the first to know about all of our future giveaways!

See the full recipe below, and head on over to Pamela's 12 Days Gluten Free Cookies to see the RBN recipe posted there!

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