Yuletide Thumbprint Cookies

Delicious holiday cookies using Amour Spreads!

(30 minutes/yields approximately 24 cookies)

1 cup raw almonds
1 cup rolled oats
1 ¼ cup oat flour (or 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup maple syrup or brown rice syrup
½ cup sunflower oil
½ cup of your favorite Amour Spreads™ jam or marmalade

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place almonds and oats in a food processor and grind to a meal. Add flour, cinnamon, maple syrup, and oil. Pulse to combine.

2. Wet hands and form dough into walnut-size balls. Place on an oiled cookie sheet. Press an indentation in the center of each with your thumb. Fill with Amour Spreads™ jam or marmalade. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.

Recipe from The American Vegetarian Cookbook by Marilyn Diamond

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