Coconut Almond Cookies

Coconut Almond Cookies

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Laurie Thompson 0

"My mother-in-law passed this recipe along to me several years ago and I have been making it regularly. Absolutely delicious!"

Ingredients

22 m servings 116 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 116 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg, water and almond extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet and flatten with a floured fork.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned on the bottom. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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The cookies are very tasty. The only problem is in the instructions, it says to add salt but does not tell you how much. I guess and just added a pinch (1/4 of a teaspoon) and they came out gr...

I made a few adjustments. I used whole wheat flour instead of white and increased the baking powder to nearly 2 teaspoons instead of 1 1/2 teaspoons to compensate for the heavier flour. I also u...

These are amazingly good cookies; my search for the definitive "almond" cookie is over! I used 2 teaspoons of almond extract and added one cup each of coconut and toasted, finely chopped almond...

I tweaked the recipe quite a bit. Used applesauce instead of butter, used only a ½ cup sugar, used 2 tsp. vanilla extract, used almond flour and ¾ cup sweetened coconut flakes. I tried differe...

I can't stop eating these cookies! So delicious! I gave 4 stars because I will make small changes to the next batch. A little less butter and sugar and another egg instead of the water? Also...

Will make this recipe again as it was very good. I followed the recipe except added 1/3 cup of coarsely grounded almonds as suggested by previous review. Yummy!

The first batch was not that good for my taste... Did the recipe again with 1 cup of coconut more and pecans.

great recipe but i tweaked just a bit...sorry..added 3/4 cup butter and a little bit less sugar....1 cup butter is just too overpowering...also added finely chopped almonds...and increased coco...

These cookies are fantastic!So buttery and soft,absolutely delicious!I added a little more coconut than called for and I also added a few chocolate chips.These made quite a few,will definately m...