Thumbprint Cookies

The beauty of these cookies is that you can be super creative. Fill the middle with jam or dark chocolate, peanut butter or anything else you could think of. Be creative and enjoy!

1 Cup almonds, ground into coarse meal
1 Cup oat or spelt flour
1 Cup rolled oats, ground into flour
¼ tsp. cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
½ Cup melted coconut oil
½ Cup maple syrup, rice syrup or coconut nectar
1/2 Cup unsweetened strawberry jam, or 2 six ounce dark chocolate bars broken into 1-inch squares per cookie                                        (enough for 16-18 cookies.)

Combine almonds, oats, flour, cinnamon and salt
In a separate bowl, whisk wet ingredients until mixed
Make a well in dry ingredients; add wet ingredients
Mix well. Roll into walnut-size balls.
Place on an oiled sheet, flatten with the palm of your hand, press with thumb and fill with jam or chocolate square. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.