Chocolate Oat Thumbprints

Yield: Makes 12 cookies.


½ cup non dairy margarine
½ cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoon non dairy milk
1 cup unbleached white flour
½ cup quick oats
¼ teaspoon sea salt
60 chocolate chips (F.E.P. approved)


  1. Cream together the non dairy margarine and brown sugar.  
  2. Add the non dairy milk and blend until fully combined. 
  3. Add the flour, oats and salt and mix until just combined.  
  4. Form into 1 1/2 inch round balls and place on greased cookie sheet. 
  5. With the palm of your hand, flatten the cookies slightly.  Use your thumb to make holes in the middle of the cookies. 
  6. Place 5 chocolate chips in each cookie.  Bake at 350ºF for 15-18 minutes.  
  7. When cookies come out of the oven, use a small spoon to swirl the chocolate to a smooth consistency, or leave the shape of chocolate chips.  Makes 12 cookies. (You can replace the chocolate chips with fruit jam of choice.)


Photo courtesy of Holly Dranginis

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