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Toasted Almond Cookies

Toasted Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft chewy chocolate chip cookies loaded with toasted almonds.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond, almond cookies, chocolate chip almond cookies, toasted almond cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Whole Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 Whole egg
  • 1 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chunks ( Semi-Sweet) chopped

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Toast the almonds for 5-6 minutes. After cooled, chop roughly.

    2. In a bowl, place the flour, baking soda, and salt then set aside.

    3. In a stand mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar and sugar for 3 minutes. Add in egg and egg yolk. Add in vanilla extract.

    4. Mix in dry ingredients until just combined. Remove from the stand mixer and fold in the chopped almonds, chocoalte chips and chocolate chunks.

    5. Using a medium size scoop, scoop the cookie dough onto a parchment lined sheet pan. Chill for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 days.

    6. When ready to bake, place the cookies 2 inches apart on a sheet pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cooked through.

Recipe Notes

  1. It's important to allow the cookie dough time to chill so the butter can solidify. Doing this will help make sure your cookies don't spread too much. 
  2. Allow your ingredients to come to room temperature before using. 
  3. You can use store bought chocolate chunks or chop a chocolate baking bar.