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Low-carb Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

Yield: 30 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Delicious Low-carb Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies made with almond flour, butter, vanilla extract, natural sweetener and homemade cranberry sauce/jam. It’s gluten-free, sugar-free and tastes amazing!
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  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350˚F. Line one large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  2. In the bowl of a standard electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the butter and the sweetener at medium speed until it becomes fluffy. Then add the vanilla extract and whisk until well combined.
  3. Add ½ cup of almond flour at a time. Notice that the dough will be a little crumby, but it will stick when pressed together.
  4. After adding all the almond flour and everything is well combined, scoop about 1 tablespoon of the dough and shape it into balls. Make an indentation with your thumb into each ball. Probably the dough will crack a little when you press your thumb into it. You just have to re-seal some cracks by simply smooth it out with your fingers. But know that it’s totally fine to have a few cracks.
  5. Bake for about 12-14 minutes or until they are golden brown. The cookies will be very fragile when you remove from the oven. So, allow them to cool down for about 10 minutes before handling them.
  6. Fill each cookie with a 1/2 teaspoon of homemade cranberry sauce or cranberry jam. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The cookie dough was adapted from the blog Wholesome Yum.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, cookies and brownies, dairy free, dessert, gluten-free, low-carb, paleo, vegan, vegetarian

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/30) — Calories: 76, Fat: 7g, Sodium: 1mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 2g

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