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Almond Joy Cookies: A Delicious Almond and Coconut Treat

Almond Joy Cookies are an irresistible indulgence for those who love the perfect combination of almonds, coconut and chocolate. This recipe combines classic flavors in a soft and tasty cookie that will delight the whole family. Perfect with a cup of coffee or as a sweet gift for friends and loved ones, these cookies are simple to make and hard to resist.

Ingredients for Almond Joy Cookies

1 cup of wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, at room temperature

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup white sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup grated coconut

1 cup chopped almonds

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions for Almond Joy Cookies


Preheat the oven to 180°C and prepare baking sheets with parchment paper.

In a bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt. Booking.

In another bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth and creamy.

Add the egg and vanilla, mixing well.

Gradually fold the flour mixture into the wet mixture until well combined.

Add the grated coconut, chopped almonds and chocolate chips, mixing gently.

Using a cookie scoop, scoop mounds of dough onto the prepared sheets, leaving space between each cookie.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool on the sheets for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Necessary Kitchen Equipment

Large mixing bowl

Electric or manual mixer

Parchment paper

Baking trays

Cookie spoon

Cooling rack

Storage and Additional Tips

Almond Joy Cookies are best kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. If you want to keep them longer, you can store them in the freezer for up to three months. When defrosting, simply leave them at room temperature for a few minutes.

Variations and Suggestions

Gluten-Free Cookies: For a gluten-free version, use almond flour or rice flour instead of wheat flour.

Add Walnuts: If you prefer walnuts instead of almonds, you can substitute them or even mix both for a more varied texture.

White Chocolate: Experiment with white chocolate chips for a different twist on flavor.

Frequent questions

1. Can I use oil instead of butter? Substituting butter in this recipe is not recommended as it would affect the texture and flavor of the cookies.

2. Can they be frozen before baking? Yes, you can form the cookies and freeze them on a tray before baking. Once frozen, place them in a sealed bag and bake them straight from the freezer, increasing the cooking time as necessary.

3. Are these cookies suitable for vegetarians? Yes, this recipe does not contain ingredients of animal origin, so it is suitable for vegetarians.

Recommended Pairings

These delicious cookies go perfectly with a freshly brewed coffee or a glass of hot milk. They can also be an exquisite gift along with a package of gourmet coffee or a selection of assorted teas.



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