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Macadamia Cocoa Cookies

"My mother made these soft and chewy chocolate cookies often," remembers Frances Gassen, a reader from Rotonda West, Florida. "They're quick and easy to assemble, and we gobble them up quickly, too!"
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2/3 cup macadamia nuts or pecans, chopped

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Combine flour and cocoa; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until surface cracks. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 195 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • testuser1214
    Nov 7, 2013

    This is very tasty and easy to make.

  • Vicky Winters
    May 8, 2011

    It tastes good but there is too much butter in the cookies, they taste greasy.