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Coconut Joy Cookies

Rated as 4.87 out of 5 Stars

"Chewy coconut cookies chock full of chocolate chips and crunchy chocolate almond candy pieces."
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25 m servings 192
Original recipe yields 18 servings (18 cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg, vanilla extract, and coconut extract.
  4. Combine both amounts of flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl; mix into the butter mixture until just combined.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips, 1/2 cup almond candy pieces, and flaked coconut until evenly distributed.
  6. Roll the dough into walnut-sized balls and place 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges become golden brown, 9 to 11 minutes.
  8. Immediately after removing from the oven, press a few of the remaining 1/4 cup almond candy pieces into each cookie decoratively.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 192 calories; 10.2 24.5 2 25 119 Full nutrition

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As the first reviewer, I just have to say that these are AWESOME!!!!! Made exactly as written (except for using mini choco. chips b/c that's all I had) and would not change a thing. They smelled...

These have to be one of the most fabulous cookies ever. The perfect combination of chewy and crunchy. The taste is pure summer in every bite! I followed the recipe exactly, my only advise is d...

Spectacular cookies! If you love the combination of chocolate and coconut you must try these cookies. I followed the recipe exactly and mine were done at 8 minutes in my convection oven. I li...

I followed the recipe exactly doubled. I was afraid that the coconut was be too much, but it was not at all. These are addicting. I made these for my Dad for his birthday. Now, I'm going to ...

I didn't have coconut extract and used dark brown usage because that is all I had. I used mini chips because i ran out of the regular chips. I used almond M&m's. loved them! Thanks for the recip...

Very tasty cookie! I had some coconut left over from a cake I recently made though id give these a try So glad I did my house smelled amazing while these were baking! These came out crispy on th...

These cookies are delicious especially of you like almond joy candy. I doubled the recipe and just used chocolate chips, coconut and almonds! Great texture and YUMMY!!!!

I made these at the last minute. So not having almond joy candy on hand, I added an extra 1/2 Cup chocolate chips and 1/2 c sliced almonds. I baked these on a cooking stone so had to add a cou...

A little piece of coconut heaven! The Almond Joy pieces are not easy to find. I did not have any chocolate chips on hand, but they were not even missed. I will definitely make these again!