Almond Joy Cookies

One candy I love every now and then is a delicious Almond Joy. πŸ™‚ A chocolate chip cookie with a hint of almonds and coconut is just heavenly. Here is a simple recipe to get your candy bar fix but in a cookie.

Things to Know Upfront/Quick Tips

  • You’ll want chopped/sliced almonds. You can get whole ones and put in a food processor to chop them. That is what I did. But don’t pulse/chop too much!

What You Need

Dry Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cupΒ lightΒ brown sugar
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp.Β baking soda
  • 1/2Β tsp.Β salt
  • 2Β 1/2Β cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup flaky coconut
  • 1 cup chopped/sliced almonds

Liquid/Other Ingredients:

  • 1/2Β cup butterΒ (salted)Β softenedΒ 
  • 2 eggs
  • 2Β tsp.Β vanilla extract

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Step By Step

  • Set your oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a small/medium bowl combine your flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Line your baking sheet(s) with parchment paper or a silicon mat.
  • In a large bowl mix your butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Add in your eggsΒ (one at a time) and vanilla. Mix until combined.
  • Mix in the small bowl you set aside earlier with your flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir until just combined.
  • Add in your chocolate chips, almonds, and coconut.
  • Scoop out 1-2 Tbsp. of dough and drop onto your baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. Take them out once the edges are slightly golden. Don’t overbake.
  • Let cool for 5-10 minutes.

Enjoy!

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Almond Joy Cookies

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Serves: 4 dozen Cooking Time: 8-10 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup flaky coconut
  • 1 cup chopped/sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup butter (salted) softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

1

Set your oven to 375 degrees.

2

In a small/medium bowl combine your flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

3

Line your baking sheet(s) with parchment paper or a silicon mat.

4

In a large bowl mix your butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

5

Add in your eggs (one at a time) and vanilla. Mix until combined.

6

Mix in the small bowl you set aside earlier with your flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir until just combined.

7

Add in your chocolate chips, almonds, and coconut.

8

Scoop out 1-2 Tbsp. of dough and drop onto your baking sheet 2 inches apart.

9

Bake for 8-10 minutes. Take them out once the edges are slightly golden. Don't overbake.

10

Let cool for 5-10 minutes.

Notes

You'll want chopped/sliced almonds. You can get whole ones and put in a food processor to chop them. That is what I did. But don't pulse/chop too much!

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