SHARED by: Sarah Pachelli, Chef Consultant at Kitchen Little Cooking School

Kitchen Little’s Chocolate Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies are the perfect sweet treat for Valentine’s Day!

What You’ll Need:


  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


  • 1/2 cup raspberries, mashed
  • 1 tsp orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • pinch of salt

What You’ll Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together spelt flour, cacao powder, coconut sugar, salt and baking soda.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together vanilla extract, canola oil, milk of choice and maple syrup.
  4. Slow pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
  5. For raspberry jam: combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  6. Scoop 1 tbsp sized balls of dough on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Press thumb in the center of each cookie. If dough starts to stick, wet thumb with water. Place a small amount of raspberry jam in the thumbprint.
  7. Bake 8-10-minutes.
  8. Let cool on baking rack for 5 minutes, then transfer onto wire rack.

Makes 15 cookies

chocolate raspberry cookies