Almond Joy Cookies


This is what happens in my house when my hubby gets a chocolate craving. I don’t usually like to bake cookies but can’t resist the fun of tinkering with a recipe. I printed out the chocolate chocolate chip cookie recipe from this blog, then I added coconut and almonds. The result was delicious!

Almond Joy Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup softened butter

1 1/2 cup white sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

2/3 cup cocoa powder

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup chocolate chips

1 cup coconut

1/2 cup slivered almonds

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

2. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt gradually and mix thouroughly. Mix in chocolate chips, coconut and almonds. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful onto ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until set.

4. Enjoy!

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