The Kind Diet Thumbprint Jam Cookies - Alicia Silverstone Recipe

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

Featured on Oprah, from Alicia Silverstone's recipe - these would be a healthful, fast food alternative to toast and jam or sugar cereals for kids in the morning

Top Review by Arall

My sisters and I make this for the church picniks, and everyone loves them! We use rasberry or blackberry jam, so good! This is a great recipe, thank you for posting it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 12 cup corn or 12 cup safflower oil
  • 14 cup maple syrup
  • 14 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1 cup jam, of your choice


  1. Combine the rolled oats and almonds in a blender or food processor and process until this is the consistency of flour.
  2. Pour into a large bowl and add the spelt flour.
  3. Combine the oil with the maple syrup and brown rice syrup. Mix well.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Make 1-inch sized balls with your hands [you can use some oil on your palms, if needed] and press flat onto a lightly oiled cookie sheet.
  6. Make an indentation with your thumb into the center of each cookie.
  7. Fill each cookie with a teaspoonful of jam.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  9. NOTE: Tiptree makes the best jams - with the purest ingredients -- the raspberry seedless is awesome, the morello cherry jam, all of them really - has them online.
  10. Also, you could substitute any nut flour or gluten-free flour [pamela's pancake and baking mix is widely accepted as one of the best - also available on].

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