Almond Fig Thumbprint Cookies (GF, V)

Every time I make these, they're gone by the next day, and it's just too easy...so be warned.  These cookies have a similar consistency and texture to shortbread, but softer, with all the flavors of sweet almonds and gooey fig jam.  

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Whether you have a leftover jar of fig jam from the Christmas brie (that's me!) or you have some other jam you absolutely love with nothing to use it for, this is the solution.  

Make them as little treats to have mid-afternoon or serve them at your next brunch or party.  These little cookies are too easy to eat - the photos taken for this post took two batches because the first one was half gone before I had a chance to photograph them!

Almond Flour Benefits

Almond flour is a much more dense flour than a regular all purpose flour, that has a strong almond flavor (it's literally ground up almonds).  Although they are a higher fat percentage than traditional flour, remember that it's a healthy fat!  Almond flour is also lower in carbs, making it a better choice for keto recipes or anyone on a low carb diet.

You can CLICK HERE to print the recipe, enjoy!

Lauren Collins

I'm a health coach and plant-based recipe creator from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In a few short words, I love to cook, eat, travel, play around with food photography and most of all, I love to help people live healthier and happier lives. A lot of the recipes you see here are adapted from my Mom, or from just throwing a few ingredients together until something magical happens.

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