Not Your Grandma’s Thumbprint Cookies with Fig Preserve

Can’t get enough of the FIG PRESERVES! Literally the best cookies and they’re kind of guilt-free. For those of you looking for a sweet way to brighten up your afternoons and accompany your afternoon tea then look no further!

Not Your Grandma’s Thumbprint Cookies (healthy version)

INGREDIENTS:
1 ¼ cup ground almonds or almond flour
3 tbsp Picual or Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil, even Roasted French Walnut Oil!
1.5 tbsp agave, raw sugar, maple syrup (your choice)
¼ cup FIG PRESERVES! (or any preserve or filling you desire)

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients except for the jam and shape into a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes (or up to 24 hours).
2. Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat baking sheet.
3. Form 15 balls from the dough. Make an imprint in the centre of each cookie with your thumb and fill each imprint with jam.
4. Bake for 11 minutes for until light golden brown around the edges.

Enjoy with your friends or loved ones!figs-710x535 10646671_701979543222533_8565912399865431548_n

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