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Almond Thumbprint Cookies

A golden cookie rolled in almonds with a jam center.

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies
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Serves: 16
A golden cookie rolled in almonds with a jam center.
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups GF French Bread Pizza Mix or GF Flour Blend
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup almond flour/meal, divided
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup raspberry, strawberry or apricot jam preserves
Instructions
  1. Combine all purpose mix, sugar, ¾ cup almond flour, and lemon rind.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat butter until soft and fluffy. Add egg yolk and beat well.
  3. Add in the flour mixture and beat until blended. Roll dough into walnut-size balls, then roll balls in egg white and then in remaining ¼ cup ground almonds.
  4. Place about 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Press thumb into center of each cookie and press any cracked edges back together. Bake at 375°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned on edges.
  5. Press tip of a teaspoon into thumbprint to deepen the depression, and fill with a small amount of jam preserves.

 

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