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Written by Harriet's daughter Carrie Jones who manages Harriet's Treadle Arts and co-authors the Quilter's Academy series of books with Harriet.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Cookie Recipe for Day 11

Day 11's cookies are called Joy cookies and they are a joy to each- shortbread with chocolate, coconut and almonds...

Day 11

Joy Cookies
4 dozen cookies
From: Eating Well Magazine

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup canola oil
1 large egg
1 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. almond extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup whole-wheat flour
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. melted semisweet chocolate chips
3 Tbsp. toasted coconut
48 sliced almonds

1.    Preheat oven to 375°. Coat a 15-by10-inch baking sheet with 1-inch sides with cooking spray.
2.    Beat sugar, butter, oil, egg, milk and almond extract in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder and salt until well blended. Spread the dough into the prepared baking pan in a thin layer.
3.    Bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Cut into 48 bars.
4.    Decorate each bar with a drizzle of melted chocolate, a sprinkle of toasted coconut and an almond slice.

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