Introduction: Almond Joy Cookies
Almond Joy Cookies feature a light and fluffy chocolate cookie baked to perfection, topped with sweet gooey coconut candy then drizzled with chocolate.
These are so yummy!
Step 1: The Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoons vanilla
2 tablespoons milk
2 1/4 cups sweetened coconut
3/4 cup sweetened condensed
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
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Step 2: Instructions:
Preheat oven to 400°. Coat sheet pan with cooking spray, shortening, or line with parchment paper.
Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt into a small bowl; set aside.
In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture and beat until combined, beat in milk.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared sheet pan. Gently make an indentation into each cookie with your thumb or finger. Bake 8-10 minutes until set. Let cool completely on wire rack.
In a small bowl mix coconut and milk. Top each cookie with a spoonful of the coconut mixture. Top with an almond.
In a small bowl melt chocolate in microwave for thirty seconds, stir and return for 15-30 seconds longer, stir until completely melted. Put into a zip top bag, cut off one corner, drizzle chocolate onto cookies.