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No-Bake Granola Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Yield 14 servings
These no-bake cookies are easy to make and super delicious! A dollop of jam in the center adds a pop of color and flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Nature Valley™ cranberry almond protein granola
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter or creamy no-stir almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup red raspberry, grape or strawberry jam
  • 14 almond slices, if desired

How to Make It

  1. In food processor, place granola. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until finely ground. Place in medium bowl. Set aside.

  2. In 2-quart heavy saucepan, mix brown sugar, corn syrup and peanut butter. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

  3. Pour syrup mixture over granola. Stir until well combined. Let cool 5 minutes. Shape mixture into 14 balls. Place each ball on cooking parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Flatten ball slightly and press thumb into center of each ball to make indentation. Spoon jam in indentation of each cookie. Top with almond slice.

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  5. Serving Size: 1 Cookie

  6. Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat7g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g ),Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 115mg, Total Carbohydrate 37g, (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 21g ),Protein 6g

  7. % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%;

  8. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2 1/2

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  10. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.