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Coconut Thumb Prints

Ingredients
  Low fat creamed cottage cheese 4 Ounce
  Butter 6 Tablespoon, softened
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unbleached white flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coconut sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Red currant jelly 2 Tablespoon, divided
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2 Spray 2 baking sheets with vegetable spray.

MAKING
3 In a food processor, add cheese, butter, honey and vanilla; process until blended.
4 In a large bowl, combine whole wheat pastry flour and unbleached white flour together and mix thoroughly with a wire whisk.
5 Using a wooden spoon, blend in the cheese-butter mixture.
6 Place in the refrigerator and chill until firm enough to hold shape.
7 Between the palms of your hands, roll bits of dough (about 1 teaspoon) into 1-inch balls.
8 Roll the prepared balls in Coconut Sugar.
9 On prepared baking sheets, arrange the balls about 1 inch apart.
10 Flattening slightly with the back of spatula.
11 Create a small indentation in each cookie, with the back of spoon,
12 Fill each indentation with 1/8 teaspoon jelly
13 Bake, 1 sheet at a time, on the middle shelf of oven, for 15 to 20 minutes until coconut is lightly browned.
14 Remove to wire racks and allow to cool.

SERVING
15 Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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