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no bake almond joy cookies on parchment
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No-Bake Almond Joy Cookie Recipe

This no-bake almond joy cookie recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, and doesn't even require an oven! An easy Christmas cookie to 'bake' with kids.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 194kcal


  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup Nutella
  • ¼ tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 ½ cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 16 whole almonds
  • ½ cup chocolate chips {for drizzle}


  • In a large pot, combine the butter, milk, Nutella and almond extract. Heat over medium/low until butter is melted and everything is completely combined.
  • Stir in the almonds and coconut, until completely coated.
  • Scoop into 1.5 tbsp mounds onto wax paper. Press firmly to have well formed cookies.
  • Gently press a whole almond onto the top of each cookie.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler, transfer to a plastic bag, snip the corner, and drizzle over cookies.
  • Allow to set at room temperature for approximately 2 hours.
  • Will keep in a sealed container for up to a week.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg