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Almond Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe

Simple, sweet, and sophisticated. These Almond Thumbprint Cookies are chocolate topped and perfectly shareable. Each Almond Thumbprint Cookie has 28% fewer calories* and 54% less sugar* than the full-sugar version.

*Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Serving size

1 Cookie


120 Calories


  • 1½ cups (350 mL) all-purpose flour or gluten-free flour

  • 34 tsp (5 mL) baking soda

  • 12 tsp (3 mL) baking powder

  • 12 tsp (3 mL) salt

  • 14 cup (60 mL) Truvia Cane Sugar Blend

  • 14 cup (60 mL) Truvia Brown Sugar Blend

  • 12 cup (120 mL) creamy almond butter

  • 12 cup (120 mL) butter, softened

  • 1 egg*

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) almond extract

  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) applesauce unsweetened

  • 24 chocolate treats with almond center


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • 2.

    In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and set aside.

  • 3.

    In a large bowl combine the butter and almond butter. Mix on medium-high speed until smooth and combined about 2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

  • 5.

    Add the Truvia Cane Sugar Blend and Truvia Brown Sugar Blend and mix until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

  • 6.

    Add the egg and almond extract and beat for 2 more minutes.

  • 7.

    Adjust the speed to low and add the flour in two batches, mixing until just incorporated.

  • 8.

    Add applesauce, dough should come together.

  • 9.

    Scoop out a tablespoons of cookie dough, roll into balls and then place the balls about 2 inches apart on the lined baking sheets. Should get 24 balls.**

  • 10.

    Lightly flatten balls with palm of hand into a disk shape and then with your thumb make a round indentation in center of each.

  • 11.

    Bake 12-15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.

  • 12.

    Remove from oven and immediately press 1 milk chocolate candy in center of each cookie. Candy will melt slowly.

  • 13.

    Remove cookies from sheets to a cooling rack.

  • 14.

    Once cool, store cookies in a sealed container.

*Each serving has 120 calories and 4 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has and 150 calories and 10 grams of sugar per serving.

**If you want to bake later, freeze dough in a sealed container. When you are ready to bake, place frozen balls on cookie sheet, hold at room temperature for 1 hour, press down and bake.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 4g
Erythritol 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 6% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV