Almond butter and jelly vegan thumbprints

_MG_8284.jpg

It’s Oscars day, readers! And some poor sap put me in charge of cookies for the Oscars party! I’m sure they were thinking: I sure hope she brings something vegan. Next time I’ll be put in charge of wine or like paper plates or something. That is, if I ever get invited again.

Almond Butter & Jelly Vegan Thumbprint Cookies, makes about 3 dozen cookies. Adapted from The Kitchn.

2 cups raw almonds
4 cups rolled oats
1 1/4 cup + 1/4 cup whole wheat flour, divided
1/4 t salt
1 cup canola oil
1 cup agave + maple syrup (original recipe uses just maple syrup, but that’s just throwing money around! I found a mixture at Trader Joe’s for a fraction of the price.)
Jelly flavor of choice
Creamy almond butter
_MG_8223.jpg
(forgot to include the almond butter in that pic – sorry!)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put the almonds in the food processor and process for about 15 seconds. Mine looked like this when done:
_MG_8230.jpg

Put the almonds in a large bowl. Back to the food processor: add the oats and process about 20 seconds. Again, here’s mine after 20 seconds:
_MG_8234.jpg

Add the oats to the bowl with the almonds. Stir in 1 1/4 cup flour and the salt. Add the canola oil and maple syrup (note: you can use the same measuring cup and add the canola oil first then maple syrup, and the syrup slides right out!) and stir. Add the additional flour if your dough is really sticky.
_MG_8247.jpg

I used a 2 T cookie scoop to scoop out my dough onto lined cookie sheets:
_MG_8253.jpg

Use your thumb or an adorable tiny spoon you got at Ikea to make indentations in the cookies.
_MG_8256.jpg

Add a dollop of almond butter and jelly to each cookie (or just jelly – I made some of each!).
_MG_8260.jpg

_MG_8265.jpg

_MG_8273.jpg

Bake for 15 minutes and let cool.

_MG_8328.jpg

About these ads
Tagged , ,

9 thoughts on “Almond butter and jelly vegan thumbprints

  1. Stacy says:

    These look amazing! Love the PB&J (rather, AB&J) combo!

  2. Erica A says:

    Looks delicious to me!

  3. Kylie says:

    Oh YUM! Great idea, can’t wait to try these out with a gluten-free spin.

  4. Kevin says:

    how did they like it? will you be invited back next year? and will you be in charge of cookies? inquiring minds would like to know.

  5. Desirée says:

    These look so yummy! Love almond butter as alternative to PB…

  6. Jo says:

    This looks absolutely delicious. Would love for you to share this with us over at foodepix.com.

  7. Caitlin says:

    these look unbelievable! what an amazing texture! and adding almond butter and preserves is genius. these could be lunch! haha..

  8. […] Recipe and photo credit to doughingrogue.com […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 103 other followers

%d bloggers like this: