Chocolate Chip, Almond and Coconut Cookies {recipe}

I wish you had taste-a-vision right now because there’s no way to appreciate these divine cookies without savoring them in your mouth. You’ll just have to trust me instead! These are my family’s new favorite cookies, as the combination of the coconut, chocolate and almond flavors is just divine.
I made these right after receiving coconut oil from Tropical Traditions to review* and use and, boy, was I happy with it! I could tell their hand-pressed, organic coconut oil is different than the other I bought before because the coconut scent was stronger and the oil thicker and creamier. I’ve been using lots of this amazing oil to make things like all-natural deodorant, organic lotion, organic body butter, organic diaper rash cream, and as a face moisturizer so I was excited to finally use it for cooking and baking. I scoured their website for recipes to make with coconut oil and came across this one.
Chocolate Chip, Almond and Coconut Cookies Recipe

Now, I didn’t have any shredded coconut or dark chocolate chips in the pantry and really couldn’t be bothered to run to the store to get some, and the cookies were STILL delicious. So, they are probably even more amazing with those two ingredients!

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a bowl, cream the butter and coconut oil. I used a hand mixer for this. Add all the sugars and beat until thick and fluffy, then add the eggs and vanilla and continue to beat.

Chop the almonds in a blender or food processor until they are in smaller chunks and place in a bowl.

Blend the oats in a blender or food processor until it is in smaller pieces, but not fine like flour, and place in the same bowl with the almonds.

Add all the remaining dry ingredients (flours, baking soda, baking powder) and combine with the coconut oil mixture and beat. Stir in the coconut flakes and chocolate chips.

Roll dough into small balls and bake for 6 minutes. Remove from oven, flatten with a spatula, and bake for another 5 minutes.

Let cool for 2 minutes, then remove from pan and continue to cool on a wire rack.

Grayson took his stirring job quite seriously!
Enjoy with your most favorite people!
The kids devoured these cookies!


*Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product. If you order by clicking on any of my links and have never ordered from Tropical Traditions in the past, you will receive a free book on Virgin Coconut Oil, and I will receive a discount coupon for referring you.

This post is being shared at:

Fantabulous Fridays at Little Becky Homecky
Tiny Tip Tuesday at Nature’s Nurture
About Sara McFall

Sara is the owner and founder of My Merry Messy Life, which started in 2011 as a way to chronicle her journey to a natural, chemical-free lifestyle and to share her passions of mothering, real food, homeschooling and crochet. She is a mama to three precious and energetic little boys and wife to a university professor who loves to sing, dance ballet and ballroom, and live simply and naturally.

Comments

  1. This can be exactly what I had been searching for, thanks

  2. This is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.

  3. Excellent weblog right here! Additionally your web site lots up fast! What web host are you the use of? Can I get your associate link to your host? I desire my website loaded up as fast as yours lol

  4. I’m writing to let you be aware of what a really good encounter my daughter encountered reading your web page. She learned too many things, most notably what it is like to possess a wonderful teaching mindset to have others quite simply learn about various advanced issues. You truly did more than her desires. I appreciate you for offering the great, healthy, explanatory and also unique thoughts on that topic to Sandra.

  5. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be really something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

  6. you’re in reality a just right webmaster. The web site loading velocity is incredible. It kind of feels that you’re doing any distinctive trick. Moreover, The contents are masterpiece. you’ve done a fantastic activity in this matter!

  7. You, my friend, ROCK! I found just the info I already searched all over the place and just could not locate it. What an ideal web-site.

  8. Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful article. Thank you for supplying this information.

  9. You ought to be a part of a contest for one of the highest quality blogs online. I am going to highly recommend this blog!

  10. Really enjoyed this article.Really thank you! Keep writing.

  11. publish was once good. I do not understand who you might be however

  12. Only wanna remark on few general things, The website design is perfect, the subject material is rattling superb : D.

  13. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but instead of that, this is fantastic blog. A fantastic read. I’ll certainly be back.

  14. I have been exploring for a bit for any high quality articles or weblog posts in this kind of area . Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this site. Studying this information So i¡¦m satisfied to exhibit that I have a very just right uncanny feeling I found out exactly what I needed. I such a lot surely will make sure to don¡¦t forget this site and provides it a look regularly.

  15. Hello there, You’ve done an excellent job. I will certainly digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I’m confident they’ll be benefited from this web site.

  16. Good – I should certainly pronounce, impressed with your web site. I had no trouble navigating through all tabs and related info ended up being truly simple to do to access. I recently found what I hoped for before you know it in the least. Quite unusual. Is likely to appreciate it for those who add forums or something, site theme . a tones way for your client to communicate. Excellent task.

  17. My brother suggested I might like this blog. He was entirely right. This post truly made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  18. I¡¦ve been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles or weblog posts on this kind of space . Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this site. Studying this information So i am satisfied to express that I’ve an incredibly just right uncanny feeling I came upon exactly what I needed. I so much for sure will make sure to do not disregard this web site and provides it a glance on a continuing basis.

  19. I simply couldn’t depart your website before suggesting that I actually loved the standard information an individual supply on your guests? Is gonna be back ceaselessly in order to check out new posts.

  20. Thanks for the helpful content. It is also my opinion that mesothelioma has an incredibly long latency interval, which means that warning signs of the disease may well not emerge until finally 30 to 50 years after the initial exposure to asbestos. Pleural mesothelioma, and that is the most common form and affects the area within the lungs, will cause shortness of breath, torso pains, and a persistent coughing, which may result in coughing up our blood.

  21. Dead written written content, thank you for entropy. “In the fight between you and the world, back the world.” by Frank Zappa.

Speak Your Mind

*