Egg-Free Cranberry Thumbprints

Egg-Free Cranberry Thumbprints

  Ready in : 45 mins

Egg-Free Cranberry Thumbprints is a lacto ovo vegetarian dessert. One serving contains 195 calories, 2g of protein, and 4g of fat. For 34 cents per serving, this recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 30. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. A mixture of wheat germ, salt, sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is brought to you by Foodista. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. Overall, this recipe earns a not so tremendous spoonacular score of 14%.

Ingredients

baking soda

baking soda

1 teaspoon

brown sugar

brown sugar

0.75 cup

butter

butter

2 tablespoons

bar cream cheese

bar cream cheese

8 ounces

cranberries

cranberries

1 cup

flour

flour

3 cups

salt

salt

30 servings

strawberry preserves

strawberry preserves

0.75 cup

sugar

sugar

2 cups

vanilla extract

vanilla extract

2 teaspoons

wheat germ

wheat germ

0.5 cup

Cooking in Steps

  1. 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, sugar, cream cheese and vanilla extract. Sift together the flour, wheat germ, baking soda and salt.

    vanilla extract

    vanilla extract

    cream cheese

    cream cheese

    baking soda

    baking soda

    brown sugar

    brown sugar

    wheat germ

    wheat germ

    butter

    butter

    cookies

    cookies

    cream

    cream

    all purpose flour

    all purpose flour

    sugar

    sugar

    salt

    salt

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    baking paper
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    baking sheet
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    mixing bowl
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    oven
  2. 2
    Add them to the butter and sugar; mix until combined.

    butter

    butter

    sugar

    sugar

  3. 3
    Place some wheat germ in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop, portion out the dough(about 1 1/2 Tablespoon) , form them into balls and then roll them in the wheat germ.

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    wheat germ

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    cookies

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    dough

    roll

    roll

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    bowl
  4. 4
    Place them on the cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Make a small indentation in the middle (I use the back of a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon) and bake for 10 minutes.Meanwhile, mix together the dried cranberries and strawberry jam.

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    dried cranberries

    strawberry jam

    strawberry jam

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    cookies

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    measuring spoon
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    baking sheet
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    oven
  5. 5
    Remove the cookies from the oven (you may have to redo the indentation if it flattens out) and drop about 1/2 teaspoon of cranberry/jam filling into the center. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Cool completely before serving.

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    cranberries

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    cookies

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    jam

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    oven