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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies | Vegan + Gluten-Free

A must-try cookie recipe! I really like developing with twists on basic recipes and that is the right wholesome twist on our favourite vacation cookies! They’re simple to make and take frequent components present in each wholesome foodie’s kitchen. Plus, they’re made with out eggs so the allergy foodies can take pleasure in them too. 

I additionally swap cane sugar for coconut sugar in cookies in addition to it’s decrease glycemic, higher for the physique and planet. 


  • Be sure you soften your vegan butter or coconut oil earlier than creaming along with coconut sugar. It will make for a comfortable and chewy cookie texture.
  • Relying in your gluten-free flour combine, cookies could also be dryer than others. The recipe we offer in our gluten-free baking class is the very best by far for making these cookies moist whereas nonetheless holding form and having texture. In case your cookie dough appears to dry due to your flour, add one other 1/4 cup of pumpkin puree.

Vegan Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Yield: 12 Cookies


Prep time: 15 MinPrepare dinner time: 12 MinInactive time: 35 MinComplete time: 1 H & 2 M

Vegan, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk dry components till properly mixed. Put aside.
  2. In a meals processor or with a hand mixer, cream collectively butter and coconut sugar till mild and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Then add within the applesauce or pumpkin puree, and blend once more till mixed.
  3. With a spatula to fold the moist components into dry components simply till combined.
  4. Scoop the cookie dough right into a 1 1/2 tbsp-sized ice cream scoop on a lined baking sheet.
  5. Place the cookie sheet into the freezer to sit back for 15-20 minutes. Whereas the cookie dough is chilling, preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  6. Bake cookies for 12-14 minutes, or till the perimeters have barely unfold. They need to nonetheless be barely comfortable and ‘undercooked’.
  7. Instantly and punctiliously create the “thumbprint:” Press a measuring spoon into the center of every cookie gently, creating the thumbprint, bowl form. Enable the cookies to set for 20 minutes on the baking sheet earlier than making an attempt to maneuver or fill.
  8. CHOCOLATE GANACHE: Put together the chocolate ganache by mixing all components on excessive till easy. Pour right into a piping bag or squeeze bottle and squeeze into COMPLETELY COOLED cookies. Let set within the fridge. You’ll nonetheless have sufficient ganache for 1 extra batch of cookies. Retailer leftover ganache in a squeeze bottle in your pantry (not within the fridge or it should harden and will not pour). Label and use inside 2 weeks.
  9. Retailer leftover cookies in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as per week or within the freezer for as much as 2 months.

*We offer our favourite gluten and grain-free flour combine in our Gluten-Free Baking Class. You will discover extra particulars about this class right here. In any other case, use a store-bought gluten-free baking combine.


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