Choco-Coconut-Almond Cookie Cups

This rich cookie recipe starts the easy way, with refrigerated cookie dough. A decadent mini dark-chocolate coconut candy bar puts it over the top! From Linda Bibbo, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
2/3
cup ground almonds
1
package (12 oz) miniature dark-chocolate covered coconut candy bars (24 bars), unwrapped
1/2
cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted, coarsely chopped
1
to 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in ground almonds until well blended. Shape dough into 24 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Press 1 ball in bottom and up side of each muffin cup, pressing slight rim above top.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately press 1 candy bar into center of each cup. Let stand about 5 minutes or until chocolate is slightly melted. Sprinkle top of each cup with chopped almonds; press lightly. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Remove cookie cups from pan. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie Cup
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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