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Almond Joy Cookies on a cooling rack

Almond Joy Cookies

These decadent almond joy cookies are the sticky sweet reincarnate of the coconut candy Hershey’s pumps out by the truckload, only better!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Almond Joy Cookies, Almond Joy Cookies Recipe, How Do I make Almond Joy Cookies Recipe, How To Make Almond Joy Cookies Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24 -30 Cookies
Calories 253kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 (14-ounce) bag sweetened flake coconut
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup almonds chopped
  • 2 cups chocolate chips divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 24-30 whole almonds


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with Silpat mats or parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together coconut, flour, salt, almonds and 1 cups of chocolate chips.
  • In a small bowl mix together vanilla extract, coconut extract, and sweetened condensed milk. Stir into coconut mixture.
  • Scoop out a golf ball size ball of dough and drop onto prepared cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Flatten cookie dough with your fingers (dip them in water or spray them with nonstick cooking spray to prevent sticking).
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges of the cookies are golden brown.
  • Place the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 50% for 30 seconds, stir until completely melted. Spoon melted chocolate into a small ziplock. Cut off one corner and drizzle each cookie with chocolate. Top each cookie with one whole almond in the melted chocolate.
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely and set. Store in an airtight container.


Serving: 1/24 of the recipe | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.6mg