Toffee Almond Joy Cookie

I’d take a cookie over a candy bar any day. Espe­cially a cookie that tastes like a candy bar.

Well, bet­ter than a candy bar, because it’s a cookie. You see what I’m saying?

These are an espe­cially good cookie to drink with a glass of milk.

I think the next time I make these I’ll dip half the cook­ies into some really good chocolate.

And then milk.

I can’t wait.

Almond Joy Cookie

Tof­fee Almond Joy Cookie

Ingre­di­ents

  • 3/4 cup unsalted but­ter, soft­ened (1 1/2 cubes/sticks–6 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup gran­u­lated, white sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tea­spoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tea­spoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tea­spoons bak­ing powder
  • 3/4 tea­spoons bak­ing soda
  • 3/4 tea­spoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cup shred­ded, sweet­ened coconut
  • 1 1/2 cup Heath tof­fee bits (8 oz. bag)
  • 2 cups choco­late chips (semi sweet preferred)

Instruc­tions

  1. Cream soft­ened but­ter in a mix­ing bowl with the sugars.
  2. In a sep­a­rate small bowl, crack the eggs.
  3. Add the vanilla and almond flavorings.
  4. Add, one egg at a time, to the creamed butter/sugar mixture.
  5. In a sep­a­rate medium sized bowl, whisk together all the dry ingre­di­ents, includ­ing the coconut.
  6. Add to the creamed ingre­di­ents in thirds.
  7. Mix until incorporated.
  8. Add the Heath bits and choco­late chips and mix just until incorporated.
  9. Using a medium cookie scoop, place 9–12 cookie balls on a bak­ing sheet lined with a sil­i­cone liner, or lightly sprayed with veg­etable oil.
  10. Bake in a 350 degree F. pre­heated oven for 8–11 min­utes, depend­ing on your oven. Cook­ies will just begin to lightly brown on top.
  11. Move to cool­ing rack to cool for 10 ‚min­utes. Store in air­tight con­tainer for up to 2 days.
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Almond Joy Cookie

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2 Comments

  1. Yummy! I agree about cook­ies vs candy bars. Though acces­si­bil­ity can be a deterrent. ;)

  2. heath and coconut?! i think i just found the cook­ies of my dreams…

    gor­geous site!

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