The thumbprint cookie is such a classic cookie. I have memories of eating handfuls of them off the dessert table at Christmas. We combined the thumbprint cookie with our toddler cookies and created this simple and delicious treat!
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Thumbprint Cookie Ingredients
- 1 Ripe Banana
- 1/2 Cup Oatmeal (I use quick oats)
- 1 Tablespoon Oil (I used Sunflower oil, melted coconut oil also works well)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Honey
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 Tablespoons jelly (any flavor will work, so far we’ve had success with strawberry, raspberry, and apricot)
Creating Thumbprint Cookies
In a bowl, combine banana, oatmeal, oil, honey, and cinnamon. Mix well.Scoop the mixture onto a cookie sheet. I like to use a 1-inch cookie scoop, but a spoon works too.Gently tap the cookies down into an even circle.Using either your finger or a utensil, create a small well into the center of each cookie.Fill the indent with a small scoop of jelly.Bake for 30 minutes. Let them cool on the pan for a minute or two and then move to a cooling rack.
These simple cookies will make a great addition to your Christmas cookie plate or just a lovely afternoon snack!
These are such a tasty little snack. I love that you can make them in any flavor or color your cookie plate needs for the holidays!