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Almond Joy Cookies Recipe

These delicious Almond Joy cookies have a chewy center, crispy edge, and loaded with your favorite candy bar flavor. A blend of sweet coconut, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and sliced almonds.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond, almond joy, chocolate chip, coconut, cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 169kcal
Author: DSTR


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut flakes, sweetened
  • 3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (more if desired)
  • 3/4 cup almonds, sliced


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet (or two) with parchment paper or silpat.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • With an electric mixer cream together the unsalted butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg, and vanilla extract and mix until just incorporated.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients into the creamed butter and sugar mixture and mix just until combined. Do not overmix.
  • Stir in the coconut, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and almonds.
  • Use a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop to drop rounded spoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake on the center rack for 9-12 minutes. Watch closely, all ovens are not the same and the can brown very quickly.
  • Cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 133IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg