Back to Macadamia Nut Cookies

Print Options


Card Sizes

Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

These rich cookies are full of Hawaiian macadamia nuts and chocolate chips. —Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:36 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 jars (3-1/2 ounces each) macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) white baking chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat for 2 minutes. Stir in nuts and chips. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks; cool completely. Yield: about 6 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 201 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Reviews for Macadamia Nut Cookies

Sort By :
hbaseley User ID: 3311639 214768
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2014

"Hands down, the best cookie I have ever had."

goodeatings User ID: 6667510 45932
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2012

"OW!! this is a keeper, wonderful flavor.Only thing different is I baked at 365."

anchortown68 User ID: 2250136 18720
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2012

"Yummy and very addictive. All my guests loved them! It is loaded with chocolate, and nuts."

ticosusie User ID: 6356520 44881
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"These turned out great"

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 15723
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2011

"I didn't have vanilla chips so I used peaunt butter chips instead. I liked them better than when I had used vanilla chips"

debbieilliams333 User ID: 4471449 44880
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"These are delicious! I modified the recipe slightly. Added two cups of white and one cup of chocolate chips. I did not refrigerate the dough and found that they came out perfect without having to adjust the baking time."

mitaka36 User ID: 4664050 201967
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"I make these two to three times a year. they always turn out perfect and my family and friends think they are the best tasting cookies around"

Loading Image