Kokanee Circles

by Lorraine Carlstrom
(Nelson, BC Canada)

Kokanee Circles

Kokanee Circles

From my house in Nelson, BC Canada, I can see Kokanee Glacier Park and it gives me inspiration for many things. I decided to name these Kokanee Circles after it. My kids love to get involved in making these.


First layer:

2 1/4 cups of pecans

Put pecans in a food processor and process until very fine.

1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups arrowroot powder
2 tablespoons Rapadura or Sucanant (whole cane sugar)
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs

Add all of the above ingredients to the pecans and process until well blended. Press into a 9” x 13” glass pan and bake at 350F (180C) degrees for 15 minutes.

Second layer:

1 cup butter
2/3 cup honey
¾ cup Rapadura or Sucanant

Place the above ingredients into a pot and melt together on medium heat until it starts to boil. Boil for 5 minutes while stirring and then take off burner.


5 tablespoons of whipping cream

Pour this sweet mixture on top of pecan crust and bake again for 20 minutes.

Third layer:

Right when you take it out of oven, sprinkle with: 1 1/2 cups of good bittersweet chocolate chips or cut-up from a bar.

Let cool completely and cut into squares or use a cookie cutter and cut out into circles.

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Dec 15, 2010
A winner in our house!
by: Cathi

These scrumptious cookies are easy to make and absolutely sure to be a hit in anyone's home!

Dec 15, 2010
by: Marijke and Doug Robinson

Great recipe and will definitely try to make these delicious looking Kokanee circles !

Dec 12, 2010
These look yummy
by: Rachel in NZ

Gosh these look good. Have a great Christmas in Canada, will try these for ours in New Zealand.

Dec 08, 2010
family indulgence
by: Anonymous

OMG! These are sooooooo good. And EVERYONE in the family loved them:), that does not happen too often around here.

Dec 07, 2010
Mega Yum Yum
by: Paul Robinson

Easy to make and easy to eat. They are a hit it my house hold.

Dec 07, 2010
by: Colleen

Very Tastey...All my favorite ingredients!
Thank You for sharing your recipes!!!

Dec 07, 2010
Dreaming of Kokanee
by: Linda Short

These cookies are delicious and such an easy to follow recipe. has me dreaming of Kokanee Circles--yummy!

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