Almond Joy Cookies

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Almond Joy Cookies


  • 1 package Cappello’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
  • For the frosting:
  • 2 ¼ cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • For decorating:
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes, toasted


  • Divide cookie dough into 12 rounds.
  • Place cookies on a lined or sprayed baking sheet and cook at 350 F for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer to a baking rack to cool.
  • While cookies are cooling, make the frosting. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, add powdered sugar, butter, coconut extract, whipping cream, coconut extract, and salt. Turn to medium-high and whip until light and smooth.
  • Frost cookies and top with toasted coconut and almonds.

Kids Can Do

  • Help make the frosting
  • Decorate the tops of the cookies with the almonds + coconut