Almond Thumbprint Cookies With Sour Cherry Jam

These almond flour thumbprint cookies with sour cherry jam are super easy and fun to prepare! The combination of almonds, mahlab, and sour cherries is so tasty and magical that nobody could resist! The best part is that they are healthy and you can eat them any time you want!

Servings: 12 Cookies
Prep time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 15 Mins
Total time: 25 Mins


  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tsp almond extract
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tsp mahlab
  • 1/4 cup sour cherry jam


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except jam. Stir until a dough forms.
  3. Use your hands to roll dough into 12 equal-sized balls.
  4. Use your thumb or the back of a teaspoon to lightly press down in the middle of each ball of dough.
  5. Next, scoop a small amount of jam into the center of each cookie. Fill almost to the top.
  6. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until cookies have turned slightly golden.
  7. Remove from oven and cool on the baking sheet. After 5 minutes, remove cookies to a cooling rack to fin