Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 13 min Serves 16 cookies     adjust servings


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 T milk (I used almond milk )


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In the blender or food processor grind the almonds and oats after measuring.
  3. When they are the consistency of flour, add them to a bowl with the rest of the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into another bowl .
  5. Add wet to dry and stir until everything is combined.
  6. Roll dough into balls and place on the baking sheet .
  7. Once all the balls are rolled, flatten each one with your palm.
  8. Use your thumb to make an indent into the cookie. This is a job I let my three year old do.
  9. Fill each hole with the homemade nutella or whatever other filling you desire.
  10. Bake for about 13 minutes. Enjoy!


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