Almond and apricot thumbprint cookies

A refined sugar and gluten free treat made with almond flour and sugar free apricot jam.
 
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Recipe from: 8 January 2016
Preparation time: 40 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2 1/3
    cup
    almond flour
  • pinch
    of salt
  • 1
    tsp
    baking powder
  • grated zest of one lemon
  • 1/2
    cup
    honey
  • 6
    Tbs
    softened butter
  • 1/2
    tsp
    vanilla essence
  • 1/2
    cup
    coconut flour – to dust surface and handle dough
  • 12
    tsp
    sugar free apricot jam – or any jam you like
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Preheat the oven to 180 °C and prepare an oven safe baking tray with non stick spray.

First off, in a mixing bowl, combine the almond flour with salt, baking powder and zest. Set aside.

In another mixing bowl, whisk the honey, butter and vanilla essence for a few minutes until fully incorporated and foamy.

Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients until incorporated. Use the extra coconut flour to dust your hands and surface, while working through the dough until you have a manageable, incorporated dough. Cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 min.

Remove the dough from the fridge and roll little small balls that easily fits in the palm of your hand.

Arrange the balls on the baking tray and carefully push a slight indent with your thumb.

Bake for 12 – 15 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and leave to cool.

After cooling time, scoop the jam into the indents on the cookies.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Anina's Recipes. To see more recipes, please click here.

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