White Chocolate Almond Chunk Cookies

After the holidays I know you want salads + kale + quinoa + millions of vegetables. Trust me, I do. I want those things too.

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But I was looking of my page views and popular recipes in 2012, and the stats don’t lie. You beautiful, smart, and totally amazing readers are looking at sweet things. I get it! I like to stare at pictures of cookies too.

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And so I decided to start 2013 off with a delicious recipe for a cookie with slivered almonds, white chocolate and tons of chewy goodness that you can save for later. Or if you’re weird and anything like me, you can make it now and eat them while watching every episode ever of Gossip Girl. *hangs head in shame*. Now on to these cookies!

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This recipe is easy! First, preheat the oven to 375°F with the rack in the top position. Then cream the butter and sugars together. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth.

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Mix together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt until combined. Stir in the white chocolate chips. Mix the almonds into the dough.

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Drop mounded tablespoons of dough on the a cookie sheet spacing them 1 inch apart. Flatten each cookie slightly with the palm of your hand.

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Bake the cookies 4 minutes, rotate the pan, and continue baking for 3-5 minutes, until they show the barest amount of brown around the edges. The centers should be soft but not gooey.

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Cool completely on a wire rack, then store in an airtight container.

Enjoy! And Happy 2013!

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White Chocolate Almond Chunk Cookies
recipe from Shutterbean via With Love and Butter
Makes about 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups white chocolate chips/chunks
1 1/2 cup almonds (I used slivered)

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 375°F with the rack in the top position.

Cream the butter and sugars together. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth.

Mix together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt until combined. Stir in the white chocolate chips. Mix the almonds into the dough.

Drop mounded tablespoons of dough on the a cookie sheet spacing them 1 inch apart. Flatten each cookie slightly with the palm of your hand. Bake the cookies 4 minutes, rotate the pan, and continue baking 3-5 minutes, until they show the barest amount of brown around the edges. The centers should be soft but not gooey. Cool completely, then store in an airtight container.

Note:
I baked the cookies for 5 minutes and rotated and then baked for another 5 minutes. Just check your oven often and see what works best for you! xo

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Comments

  1. Nerd With Taste says:

    LOVE THIS!!! White chocolate cookies are one of my favorites! ~ nerdwithtaste.wordpress.com

  2. a cookie never hurt anybody :) these look beautiful – love the almond slivers!

  3. Looks awesome!I reckon I could eat about 100 of them!

  4. Oh my gosh, I could eat that dough by the spoonful – I don’t know if any of it would make it to my oven! Beautiful pictures :)

  5. I love cookies full of chunks. I just made a batch of oatmeal cookies last night! These look heavenly. Thank you so much for sharing! I hope you have a beautiful beginning to 2013. Full of lots of love, good food, and peace!

  6. I am a sucker for white chocolate anything. My husband not so much. I guess all the more for me! Looks like I am going to have to dig out my stretchy pants for at least one more day! YUM

  7. They look great! And with white chocolate? Count me in!

  8. Yummy looking cookies!!!

  9. Great flavors for a cookie! Love how thick and chewy these are!

  10. my thighs thank you!

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