Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Almond Joy Cookies

1 c. butter (or 1 1/2 c. coconut oil)
1 1/2 c. white sugar
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
4 eggs
3 t. vanilla
2 t. almond extract
4 1/2 c. flour
2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
5 c. chocolate chips
2 c. sweetened coconut
2 c. chopped almonds (toast the almonds if you prefer extra crunch)

Preheat oven to 375.  Lightly mist/grease cookie sheets
Combine dry ingredients, set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars together.  Beat in the eggs, one at a time, stir in the vanilla.  Stir in the dry ingredients until well mixed, then stir in the chocolate chips, coconut, and almonds.  Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes.  Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire race to cool completely.


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