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Delicious and Easy Thumbprint Cookies

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yields: 10 people



  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1 cup almonds

  • 1 cup spelt flour

  • 1/2 cup corn or safflower oil

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup brown rice syrup

  • Fruit-sweetened jam of your choice



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine oats and almonds in a blender or food processor and blend until they have the consistency of flour.

  3. Add to a large bowl with spelt flour.

  4. In a small bowl mix together the oil, maple and brown rice syrup.

  5. Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix well.

  6. Make 1-inch balls with your hands and press flat onto a cookie sheet.

  7. Make an indentation with your thumb into the center of each cookie.

  8. Fill each cookie with a teaspoon of jam.

  9. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

  10. Cool and enjoy!



  • Make these cookies without the jam and use as a pie crust, or bake and crumble as a topping for frozen desserts.

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