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Almond Joy Cookies

Who needs the candy bar when you have these?
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: almond joy, almonds, coconut, cookies, milk chocolate
Servings: 48
Author: Michele Pesula Kuegler


  • 1 cup salted butter softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp coconut extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup almonds. chopped
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter and both sugars on speed 2 for 4 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating to incorporate each.
  • Add coconut extract, and mix.
  • Add baking powder, baking soda, salt, and flour, and mix until incorporated.
  • Add almonds, coconut, and milk chocolate chips, stirring until combined.
  • Place heaping teaspoonfuls of batter on baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are golden.
  • Transfer to baking rack to cool completely.