Thumb Print Cookies

Elena Duggan

Ingredients:

  • 125g Butter, grass-fed unsalted
  • 75g Honey, raw and organic
  • 2.5g /1tsp / Vanilla paste, or 1vanilla bean
  • 150g Almond meal
  • 50g Coconut flour
  • 1lge Egg
  • 25g Water (optional, as needed)
  • 150g Chia Jam

Method:

  1. Preheat fan forced oven to 160° Celsius.
  2. Using a stand mixer or electric beater, beat together the butter, honey, and vanilla on medium, until smooth and fluffy.
  3. Reduce the mixer to low speed, and slowly add the almond and coconut flours and mix just until incorporated. Remove bowl from stand.
  4. Shape the mix into 2-3cm balls.
  5. Place the dough balls on your baking trays with gaps between each.
  6. Gently press the centre of the dough balls using your thumb, with even indentations into all cookies. Have a small bowl of water on hand to wet your thumb between cookies if dough is sticking.
  7. Beat egg and brush all cookies generously to promote a glossy golden surface on the baked cookies.
  8. Bake the cookies for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  9. Place cookies on a wire rack and let cool completely.
  10. Place small dollops of your chia jam in the indentation to serve.

Health Notes:

  • Grain free
  • Gluten free
  • Refined sugar free, low fructose
  • Dairy free optional – utilise coconut oil
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan, optional, replace butter with coconut oil, honey with stevia, leave egg out
  • Pescatarian

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