These Vegan and Gluten-Free Almond Thumbprint Cookies are as simple to make as they are beautiful. Use any flavor of preserves you’d like in this recipe. I happen to really love the amber glow of the apricot preserves. A thicker jam or fruit preserve is key to having a uniform color puddle in your cookies. Sprinkle with a touch of confectioners sugar for the ultimate eye-popper. Recipe and photo contributed by Allyson Kramer, from Manifest Vegan. Vegan and Gluten-Free Almond Thumbprint Cookies Makes: 24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup vegan margarine 1 cup organic granulated sugar 1 tbsp flaxseed meal mixed with 2 tbsp water 1 tsp almond extract 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup sorghum flour 1 cup potato starch 1 cup almond meal 1 tsp xanthan gum Your favorite flavor of thick preserves Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream together margarine and sugar until smooth. Add in prepared flaxseed meal and almond extract and mix well. In separate bowl, combine baking powder, sorghum flour, potato starch, almond meal, and xanthan gum. Gradually add flours into sugar mixture until a stiff dough forms. Shape into 1-inch balls and place onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat mat. […]
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