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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies are melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of chunks of macadamia nuts & white chocolate big enough to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keywords chocolate macadamia cookies, macadamia nut cookies, white chocolate cookies
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 126 kcal
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 oz. white chocolate baking bar cut into chunks (I use Ghiradelli White Chocolate)
  • 7 oz.  macadamia nuts coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter & shortening until creamy. 
  3. Gradually add sugars and beat until well incorporated. 

  4. Continue beating while adding the egg and vanilla extract. 

  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda & salt. 

  6. Gradually add dry ingredients to the butter-sugar mixture and continue beating until well mixed. 

  7. Stir in white chocolate chunks & macadamia nuts.
  8. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2” apart onto prepared cookie sheets. 
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. 
  10. Cool slightly on cookie sheets then move to wire racks until cooled completely.
Nutrition Facts
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Potassium 36mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1.3%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.5%
Iron 2.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.