Soft & ultra-chewy bites loaded with almonds and shredded coconut are going to be everyone’s love—a source of joy equally for kids and moms.
Cookies; a lovely delight, especially for kids and for many big kids too. If someday you wish to discover the cookie lovers around, yell out loud: “Cookies are ready!” You’ll see all hands raised around you.
“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” – Sandra Lee
Am I right?
It seems that we always bake more than we can eat these days. This is why we have started freezing cookies.
Just last night, I wanted a treat so I pulled a cookie out of the freezer and at it right away, cold and all. It was delicious.
One of the lovely things about these almond joy cookies recipe is that they only require 5 ingredients. That is hard to beat!
Honestly, these may be a perfect Girl Scout cookie replacement.
Today, I am going to share the recipe for Almond Joy cookies with you. These cookies are so darn tasty. You will find yourself making this recipe over and over again. Just pinky swear me that you bring me some.
A sweetie blend of coconut, sweetened condensed milk (i.e., to reduce the level of sugar to be added), almonds, and semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Prepare these at home; it’s for sure will bring joy for your family too. I must say, this delectable beauty has everything you have ever dreamed of. If you love coconut, then almond joy cookies recipe is for you!
Points to Ponder While Baking Almond Joy Cookies
Mix all the ingredients with a large mixing spoon. No doubt, you have to do some hand exercise to stir all the ingredients.
It is recommended to use a scoop to place cookies dough onto the baking tray. Or roll the batter into 1” balls of equal size for best presentation.
They’ll turn out perfect if you follow the directions and ingredients in the right quantity.
Also, always use premium quality products (chocolate chips, roasted almonds, and shredded coconut) for best results.
Almond Cookie FAQs | Answers to Common Questions
Why are my cookies spreading
When first putting together the cookie dough, it may be tempting to think that it is too thick. It should be thick so that it sticks together during the baking process.
Please don’t add extra liquid because it will make your mixture too runny. If that happens the cookies mixture will start spreading onto the baking tray.
Why does this even happen?
It may occur if butter from the condensed milk starts separating and make the mixture runny.
If this happens?
How to handle flowy batter? It is recommended to bake almond cookies in a cupcake tray.
Why are my cookies falling apart?
It’s important to know that when you take out cookies from the oven, they first seem soft. However, if you let cookies sit for a few minutes at room temperature and then keep cookies in the freezer for a half-hour, they will solidify.
Also, they easily pop out of the cupcake tray.
How to store almond cookies?
We recommend storing the cookies in a glass jar or container with a lid. The key factor is to keep them covered and in a cool and dry place.
I also recommend considering storing them in the fridge. I like the cookies to be a bit stiffer and the fridge is the perfect place for helping with that.
How to freeze cookies?
The best part about almond joy cookies is that you can bake and freeze them before the party or event day.
Store them by putting them in a zip-lock bag and place them in a container with a lid.
How to defrost cookies?
Make sure to take cookies out of the container and zip bag and spread them on the serving plate. Don’t cover the cookies, and also don’t defrost them in zip bags as it will ruin the texture of the cookies.
You can bake these cookies with the help of only has five ingredients.
Five! Yes, you heard that right!
Let’s have a look into the cookie recipe ingredients and instructions.
You might be wondering how you would bake cookies without flour, egg, and butter. I think it’s time to reveal the almond joy cookies recipe. So, are you guys ready?
- 1 bag flaked sweetened coconut (14 oz.)
- 2 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2/3 c sliced almonds or almond slivers
- 1 can sweeten condensed milk (14 oz.)
- 1 t vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 325°F.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Toast the almonds by heating up a skillet over medium heat. Add the almond slices to the hot pan and toast until they are golden brown. Stir often and this should only take about 3 minutes. (Stay close to the stovetop and watch them closely.)
- Mix all the chocolate cookie ingredients in a large bowl and stir them until combined well.
- Use a spoon and scoop cookies onto the parchment paper. Using the back of the spoon, flatten the cookie into a disk shape.
- Bake almond joy cookies for 10 to 15 minutes or the edges turned golden brown.
- Remove the cookies from the oven and let them sit for a few minutes at room temperature. Your cookies are ready to serve.
- Store almond cookies in an airtight glass container.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g
Are you a cookie person? Is it even possible to bake almond cookies without basic ingredients? Yes, why not. After trying these cookies, you can’t stop yourself from baking these healthy almond joy cookies. These are super amazing.
Bake these at home; trust me, you’re going to forget store-bought cookies. Happy Healthy Baking to You!