- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
- 1 cup white baking chips
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour and baking soda; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts and baking chips.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pans 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Freeze option: Freeze cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. To use, thaw before serving or, if desired, reheat on a baking sheet in a preheated 350° oven 3-4 minutes. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Reviews forWhite Chocolate Macadamia Cookies
"I loved these. Thanks for posting it. Changes I made were as follows: doubled recipe, pecans instead of macadamia nuts, half all-purpose half white wheat, tablespoon rather than teaspoon scoop baking 13 minutes.Loved the crispy bottoms."
"Excellent cookies, very easy to make. I took off one star because I made a double batch and only ended up with three and a half dozen cookies. They taste so good my mother, my son and his wife ate most of them!! Will definitely make them again."
"very good. made 25 cookies from recipe."
"My Dad's favorite, he loved them! easy to make."
"Stop looking! This is the best White chocolate Macadamia cookie you will find! As a volunteer field editor I have tried many cookie recipes. This is a keeper. My recommendation is to double the recipe and make the cookies a little larger. Also, be certain to only use slightly softened butter. As with all my cookies, I made the dough then let it chill in the fridge for an hour. This will guarantee super soft cookies that are loaded with nuts and chips!"
"not sure what happened here. I used shortening instead of butter and these cookies were a big flop. . not only did they stick to pan but they were very thin. didn't make the yielded amount either. I think it should have called for more flour is my guess. disappointed because the ingredients are expensive."
"Very simple and very tasty. I used a cookie scoop and it only made 2 dozen but simple enough to double. My son loved them!"
"This is excellent. cookies I made. I used a 1" ice cream scoop and made 30 cookies not 54."