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Gluten Free Coconut Macaroon Thumbprint Cookies

{gluten free} Coconut Macaroon Thumbprint Cookies

A twist on a classic favorite, these coconut thumbprint cookies are both gluten free and dairy free.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies


  • 1 (14 oz) bag of sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 (11.25 oz) can sweetened condensed coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • ½ cup no-sugar-added jam, flavor of your choice


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine coconut, gf flour, condensed milk, salt and vanilla. Stir until evenly mixed.
  4. Drop about two tablespoons full onto parchment paper.
  5. Press a well into the middle of each cookie. Fill each well with jam.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown. Time may vary based on the strength of oven, so keep an eye on them so they don’t burn.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool. They will be soft at first, but firm as they cool.