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
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.