Apricot Thumbprint Cookies
These grain free apricot thumbprint cookies are also gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and sugar free. They are acceptable on some days of detox plan as a nut and fruit snack.
- Apricot puree – boil 1 cup of dried (organic, no sugar added natural apricots with water until soft. Drain remaining water and puree in blender or food processor.)
- 2 Cups almond flour (or mix of walnut flour and almond flour is even better)
- 1/8 – 1/4 tsp stevia
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 Tbsp organic palm shortening or coconut oil
- Blend shortening/oil with 2 Tablespoons of apricot puree. Add nut flour, stevia, soda, and salt. Blend. Scoop cookies onto stone baking pans and press thumbprint into each. Fill each thumbprint with a small amount of apricot puree. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-15 minutes. Cookies will turn golden around edges when done. Let cool before removing from pan.
FOR DETOX: It is essential that you make the puree from natural unsweetened apricot, or omit it. Do not add jelly or jam, which contain sugar.
These grain-free apricot thumbprint cookies are also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and sugar-free. They are acceptable on some days of detox