Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Nutty Almond-Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Long name, super delicious cookie...

Yield: 4 dozen

2 c Flour
1 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Butter; unsalted, softened
3/4 c Brown sugar
2 Eggs; lightly beaten
2 ts Vanilla
1 ts Almond extract
2 c Coconut; shredded
12 oz Chocolate chips
1 1/2 c Almonds, finely chopped (I use the Sunkist Almond Accents sliced/dry roasted, you can buy them in the salad dressing isle and finely chop them; or lightly salted-dry roasted

Preheat the oven to 300. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour,
baking soda and salt. In a medium bowl with an electric mixer, cream
the butter and sugars. Beat in the eggs, vanilla and almond extract.
Mix on low speed until blended. Add the flour mixture and mix just
until blended; do not overmix. Add the coconut, chocolate chips, and
almonds and stir just until blended. Drop the dough by rounded tbsp
2" apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.