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Hazelnut Cherry Thumbprints

Vegan Christmas Cookies

Hazelnut Cherry Thumbprints

Recipe by Jennifer-June


  • 1/2 Cup vegan butter

  • 1/2 Cup + 1 Tablespoon Granulated Sugar

  • The vegan equivalent of 2 Eggs

  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour

  • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt

  • 1/2 Cup toasted, skinned and ground Hazelnuts

  • Cherry Jam for filling


  • Blend butter and 1/2 a up of the sugar in a mixer until fluffy.
  • Add the equivalent of 1 egg and the vanilla and mix well.
  • Add flour and salt until just combined and pat into a flat round disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and
    Refrigerate for 2 hours
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Mix hazelnuts and remaining 1 Tablespoon of sugar in a small bowl.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls, dip in the egg replacement and roll in the hazelnuts and sugar.
  • Space balls apart 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
    Press down on the centre of each ball with your thumb.
    Bake 10 minutes
  • Press down gently on the middle with the end of the handle of a wooden spoon.
    Return cookies to oven until the edges are golden brown (about 10 more minutes).
    Cool thoroughly.
  • Fill centres with Cherry Jam and enjoy!

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