Love and Confections: Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies #10daysoftailgate

September 22, 2014

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies #10daysoftailgate

There is nothing like a warm chocolate chip cookie and these Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy to whip up for an afternoon snack or dessert for the big game!

Welcome to #10DaysofTailgate hosted by Culinary Adventures with Camilla! There are nearly two dozen bloggers with over one hundred recipes to inspire you through an entire tailgating season. From Chili, Meatballs and Wings to Sangria, Pretzels and some sweet Desserts, we have all your tailgating recipe needs covered. #10daysofTailgate runs from September 20th through September 30th. A huge thank you goes to our event sponsors who have graciously donated prizes for our readers. There are fourteen different prize packages so make sure you enter the rafflecopter HERE and check back throughout the event for all the. Don't forget to follow the hashtag on Twitter too.

A warm, gooey, sweet, hint of salt, chocolate chip cookie is one of my weaknesses. Who can resist one right out of the oven. I will be the first to admit that I have not waited until they were cooled, or even completely solid, to snatch one off a cookie sheet. When I did that it was like eating delicious chocolate-y lava, but like I said, who can resist a fresh baked cookie.

I do love the traditional chocolate chip cookie, but it is fun to add a twist to it every so often. The almond meal gives it a great nutty flavor and texture that I absolutely loved. I only made one batch of these, but I will be doubling it, at least, the next time I bake them. These cookies went fast!

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies
adapted from The Kitchn
Click here for a printable recipe

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies Instructions:
- 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick)
- 1/2 Granulated Sugar
- 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 large Egg
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1 & 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
- 1/2 cup Almond Meal/Flour
- 1/2 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray two cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Pour it into a medium mixing bowl and add in the Granulated Sugar, Light Brown Sugar, Salt and Vanilla Extract and stir to combine. Add in the Egg and stir to incorporate.
3. Sift together the Baking Powder, Baking Soda and All Purpose Flour. Gradually add it to the sugar mixture, followed by the Almond Meal and the Chocolate Chips. If the dough is too warm, let it chill in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
4. Using a small cookie scoop, drop cookies onto baking sheet, spaced 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until the edges are golden and the center is soft but set. Let them cool on the tray for two minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely. Enjoy!

Until next time,

Here's what the rest of the crew brought to the table...

Grilled Shrimp with Bloody Mary Dip by Curious Cuisiniere
Carnitas-Stuffed Potatoes with Carrot Karma Pico de Gallo by Culinary Adventures with Camilla


Bacon Cheeseburger Egg Rolls by Things I Make (for Dinner)
Brat Bites with Spicy Mustard Dipping Sauce by Cheese Curd In Paradise
Chicken Parmesan Sliders by Debbi Does Dinner Healthy
Cherry Chipotle Meatloaf Sandwiches by The Not So Cheesy Kitchen
Cherry Chipotle Meatballs by From Gate to Plate
Asian-Inspired Turkey Burgers by Sew You Think You Can Cook

SRC Surprise Recipe by A Day in the Life on the Farm

Cinnamon Puppy Chow by The Pajama Chef
Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies by Love and Confections


  1. I certainly can't resist!!

  2. Almond meal adds a subtle, special back note to baked goods. Yum.

  3. Beautiful photos and great tailgating dessert - you can't go wrong with cookies!

  4. I love cookies made with almond flour! These look delicious and I love your pictures!

  5. I am so glad at least a couple of people are posting the sweet stuff!

  6. Mmmm... those look dreamy. Love a fresh, warm, gooey from the oven chocolate chip cookie!

  7. Every tailgate needs a sweet treat and these cookies sound easy and delicious!

  8. Almond meal plus chocolate chips equal irresistible. These would never make it to the cooling rack - we would risk our fingers to grab them right off the baking sheet.

    1. Haha. It's so tempting to have them have to cool

  9. Almond and chocolate are the perfect combination! ~ Bea @ The Not So Cheesy Kitchen