Almond Joy Cookie Bars
I made these for a pic nighttime nosotros had a few days agone amongst Abby, in addition to they were in addition to therefore good! We watched Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 Little Princess (one of my favorite movies every bit a child) in addition to I don’t know which Abby was to a greater extent than excited about: the movie, or these cookie bars. They’re based off my favorite cookie recipe, that I brand all the time, but I intend this variation powerfulness move my favorite. The kokosnoot in addition to almond made them extra particular in addition to delicious! Plus I honey the simplicity of bar cookies… they bake all at once, in addition to you lot don’t convey to variety the private cookies. Perfect for a lazy, er, busy mom similar me!
two 1/8 cups (10 1/2 ounces) all role flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
12 tablespoons butter (1 1/2 sticks), melted in addition to cooled slightly
1 loving cup (7 ounces) calorie-free chocolate-brown sugar
1/2 (3 1/2 ounces) loving cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 loving cup shredded coconut, divided
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Adjust the oven rack to lower-middle position.
- Line a 9X13-inch baking pan amongst foil in addition to spray amongst nonstick cooking spray.
- Mix the flour, salt, in addition to baking soda together inwards medium bowl; laid aside.
- Whisk the melted butter in addition to sugars inwards a large bowl until combined. Add the egg, egg yolk, vanilla, in addition to almond extract, in addition to mix well.
- Using a condom spatula, crimp the dry out ingredients into the egg mixture until simply combined; create non overmix.
- Fold inwards 3/4 loving cup of shredded kokosnoot in addition to the chocolate chips in addition to plow the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the exceed amongst the spatula. Sprinkle amongst remaining coconut.
- Bake until the exceed of the bars is calorie-free golden brown, slightly theater to the touch, in addition to edges starting fourth dimension pulling away from sides of pan, 24-28 minutes.
- Cool on a wire rack to room temperature (although I tin never expect that long in addition to similar mine gooey in addition to soft). Cut into two inch squares in addition to serve.