Paleo Thumbprint Cookies with Jam

  • Author: Erin Morrissey
  • Yield: 10-12 cookies 1x


Paleo Thumbprint Cookies with Jam are a healthy twist on this classic cookie. Made with minimal ingredients, no refined sugar, are gluten free and dairy free, your whole family is sure to love them.




Chia Jam (this post has step-by-step pictures for how to make it)

  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup berries (raspberry used here)


  1. Heat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix almond flour, salt, and baking soda,
  3. In a small bowl, combine coconut oil, honey and vanilla.
  4. Add wet into dry and stir till combined. Place in fridge while making jam.
  5. On the stove, heat berries on low.
  6. Add in maple syrup and chia seeds, stirring until blueberries have burst.
  7. Mash together with fork.
  8. Turn off burner and let “gel”
  9. While jam is thickening, roll dough into balls
  10. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet and push thumbprint into middle.
  11. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly golden.
  12. Use back of wooden spoon to push down center to create a dent if puffed up,  then let cool.
  13. Once cool, put about 1 tsp of jam into each cookie and enjoy!

  • Category: Cookies, Dessert