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Almond Joy Cups

Love the combination of chocolate, coconut and almonds? Then these Almond Joy Cups are the perfect cookie for you!
Course Cookie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 48
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com


  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of butter 2 sticks
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Chocolate for melting
  • Whole Almonds
  • 2 1/2 cups coconut
  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Sift flour, cocoa and salt together in medium bowl. Set aside
  2. Using a mixer, beat butter and sugars together until creamy.
  3. Add vanilla and then beat in eggs, one at at time.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  6. After dough is chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Make coconut filling by combining the coconut, condensed milk, vanilla and almond extracts in a medium bowl. Mix together.
  8. Spray the mini-muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  9. Form 1 tablespoon balls and use a tart press to form each cups in the mini-muffin pan.
  10. Fill each cup with the coconut mixture. Add one almond to the each cup as well.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes.
  12. Allow to cool completely. Drizzle with melted chocolate.