I am so glad to be back in the kitchen and actually able to photograph the food I’ve been making. My camera decided to go on a vacation on me, and I was worried it had left forever and forgotten to leave a note.
Fortunately, my cousin just happened to be fiddling with it, and fixed it! There was life! And excitement! Oh, thaaat’s the way the battery is supposed to go in. Whoops.
Thank goodness my skills in the kitchen are better than my camera skills. A little, anyway :).
These cookies are barely adapted from one of my favourite blogs – one of a fabulous professional chef, and nearby gal (in Seattle) Heather Christo.
These are definitely being added to my list of favourite cookie recipes. The coconut adds a delicious chew, the almonds a bit of a crunch, and I’ve added a bit of almond extract, just for that extra punch of flavour. De-ee-lish! Now run to the grocery store for those extra ingredients, and enjoy these today!
- 1 cup salted butter, softened
- 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ tsp almond extract
- 2 ¼ cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 3 cups chocolate chips
- 2 cups slivered almonds
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and creamy.
- Add the eggs and almond extract, and mix well.
- Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl, then gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing until fully incorporated.
- Stir in the coconut, chocolate chips and almonds.
- Scoop the cookies onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes. The cookies will still be slightly soft/underbaked - they will set further as they cool.
- Let cool on pan for a minute or two before removing to rack to cool completely.
Teresa M Gilliam says
HOW MANY COOKIES DOES ONE BATCH MAKE?
Brenda Summers says
I made these cookies today and they are delicious. I had a little trouble trying to decide when I should take them out of the oven but I must have done it right because they are so good!
Choc Chip Uru says
You have a fabulous blog :D
Thanks for visiting mine so I found yours!
These cookies look amazing – almond joys are crazy delicious so no reason these wouldn’t be :)
Choc Chip Uru
Made these today and they were delicious! It made lots of cookies so I’m glad they were so good….I should say ‘are’ so good…I haven’t eaten them all…yet :)
Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner says
You had me at shredded coconut. GOSH these look incredible. :)
These look so amazing! I love this flavor combination!
Whoa-the missing camera would have worried me. I got a real nice one stolen years back! Glad you found it.
Great recipe here, I am always glad to come across coconut and chocolate combos and these cookies have awesome texture-delicious.
Also, thanks for the intro to Heathers blog as well as you stopping in on mine and commenting. Enjoy the weekend!
I’m glad to hear that your camera decided to come home again! I remember when my old camera told me that she was ready for retirement…it was a sad time. ;)
These cookies sound perfect! It doesn’t get much better than chocolate chips, coconut, and almond extract!
Oh, I cannot resist a chocolate and coconut cookie! And these look amazing!!!
PS…glad you figured out your camera…sounds like something I would do :/
Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says
Oh man, these look great! I LOVE almond joys! These cookies look amazing! I’m going to make them Sunday night to take to work Monday!! Oh, I can’t wait!!
These look yummy…a definite have to try :) I am also impressed by your photography skills, especially the one with the clear stack of cookies in front of the blurry background…a skill I haven’t mastered consistently yet with my camera. By the way, that’s about how many cookies I like with my cuppa too. :)