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Joy Cookies

Joy Cookies

WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

These coconut-chocolate-almond-topped shortbread cookies are reminiscent of Almond Joy candy bars.

Ingredients
Prep: 30 | Total Time: 105
  • 2/3 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup
    canola oil
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 tablespoon
    milk
  • 1 teaspoon
    almond extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup
    whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons
    baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 3 tablespoons
    semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 3 tablespoons
    coconut, toasted
  • 48 
    almonds, sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 15-by-10-inch baking sheet with 1-inch sides with cooking spray.
  2. Beat sugar, butter, oil, egg, milk and almond extract in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder and salt until well blended. (It will be a soft dough.) Spread the dough into the prepared baking pan in a thin layer.
  3. Bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Cut into 48 bars.
  4. Decorate each bar with a drizzle of melted chocolate, a sprinkle of toasted coconut and an almond slice.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 dozen cookies
  • Calories53
  • Fat3 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol6 mg
  • Carbohydrates7 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium32 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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