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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
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 126 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 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


  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*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 36mg1%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.