Saturday, October 3, 2009

Chef Chuck's Coconut Almond Cookies

Cocco Biscotti di Mandorle

A cloud of coconut, almonds and fluffy egg whites makes these cookies light, and tasty. Dipped in melted dark chocolate gives them an extra sweetness.

Coconut Almond Cookies
4 egg whites
pinch of salt
6 ounces powdered sugar
6 ounces unsweetened organic
1 cup almonds, chopped fine
1/4 cup dark chocolate, melted

Beat egg whites for 30 seconds, then add pinch of salt and gradually add powdered sugar till soft peaks form. Fold in coconut and almonds. On a greased cookie pan carefully use a tablespoon and drop batter to your desired form. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, cookies should be golden brown. Cool and dip in melted chocolate, store in refrigerator. Makes 16-20 cookies depending on the size.


  1. MMMMM,...lovely & light cookies indeed!! MMMM,..This would be lovely with some good coffee,...

  2. Yes Sophie, Acutely, I am having mine with coffee this morning! Our taste buds are in tune!! Thank You :)

  3. look at these cute little cookies! I sure love coconut.. I might just need to make these!

  4. Hi Ash, They are light and packed with coconut flavor! You must try them one day!! Thank You ! :)

  5. Going to have to put this on my "must bake" list! My fiance would love them!

    Thank you!

  6. Hello delightfullysweet, Please do try! They have a nice texture. Thank you very much for the comment :)

  7. I love the combo in those cookies!!!!Delicious.

  8. Hello Erica, You and I both !! Yummm.... Thank You :)