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Hawaiian Wedding Cake Cookies

Macadamia nuts and pineapple help give these sweet treats their tropical name.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped candied pineapple
  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream the butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in nuts and pineapple. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Roll cooled cookies in additional confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 323 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.
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