Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Sour Cherry & Blueberry Spread

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

with Sour Cherry & Blueberry Spread

115 MIN
$9.99 10 Cookies
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  • Nutrition
    PER SERVING
  • Calories
    180 Cals (est.)
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Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Sour Cherry & Blueberry Spread
Title
  • 1 Pasture-Raised Egg
  • ½ cup Almond Flour
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 oz Salted Butter
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 5 Tbsps Light Brown Sugar
  • 1.4 oz Sour Cherry Spread
  • 1 oz Blueberry Bourbon Spread
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Make the dough
1 Make the dough

Place the butter in a large bowl. Working in 30 second increments, microwave on high until melted (or melt in a small pot on the stove, then transfer to a large bowl). Add the granulated sugar and brown sugar; whisk to combine. Add the egg and whisk to thoroughly combine. Add the almond flour, all-purpose flour, and baking powder. Using a spatula, gently mix just until incorporated.

Form & freeze the cookies
2 Form & freeze the cookies

Line a plate with parchment paper. Scoop 1 heaping tablespoon of dough into your hands; roll into a ball (if the dough is too sticky, wet your hands with water to prevent it from sticking), then place on the plate. Repeat with the remaining dough to ensure the cookies are the same size. Using your thumb, press into the center of each dough ball to create a deep well. Freeze at least 1 hour, or until very firm.

Bake the cookies
3 Bake the cookies

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 375°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Transfer the chilled cookies to the sheet pan, spacing them out evenly. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until the dough is set and cooked through. Transfer the pan to a cooling rack; let stand about 20 minutes, or until completely cool. (If the wells have risen too much during baking, using the bottom rounded side of a spoon, press into the center of the cookie to form a deep well.)

Fill the cookies & serve your dish
4 Fill the cookies & serve your dish

Evenly divide the sour cherry spread among the wells of half the cooled cookies. Evenly divide the blueberry spread among the wells of the remaining cooled cookies. Enjoy!

Tips from Home Chefs

Make the dough
1 Make the dough

Place the butter in a large bowl. Working in 30 second increments, microwave on high until melted (or melt in a small pot on the stove, then transfer to a large bowl). Add the granulated sugar and brown sugar; whisk to combine. Add the egg and whisk to thoroughly combine. Add the almond flour, all-purpose flour, and baking powder. Using a spatula, gently mix just until incorporated.

2 Form & freeze the cookies

Line a plate with parchment paper. Scoop 1 heaping tablespoon of dough into your hands; roll into a ball (if the dough is too sticky, wet your hands with water to prevent it from sticking), then place on the plate. Repeat with the remaining dough to ensure the cookies are the same size. Using your thumb, press into the center of each dough ball to create a deep well. Freeze at least 1 hour, or until very firm.

Form & freeze the cookies
Bake the cookies
3 Bake the cookies

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 375°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Transfer the chilled cookies to the sheet pan, spacing them out evenly. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until the dough is set and cooked through. Transfer the pan to a cooling rack; let stand about 20 minutes, or until completely cool. (If the wells have risen too much during baking, using the bottom rounded side of a spoon, press into the center of the cookie to form a deep well.)

4 Fill the cookies & serve your dish

Evenly divide the sour cherry spread among the wells of half the cooled cookies. Evenly divide the blueberry spread among the wells of the remaining cooled cookies. Enjoy!

Fill the cookies & serve your dish
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