White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies with soft and chewy centers and crispy edges are the best way to enjoy a cookie! The buttery cookie dough is a perfect match for the nuts and white chocolate!
These cookies freeze well either before or after baking. They are These perfect for picnics, lunchbox treats, or even an after-school snack to hold you off until dinner!
These cookies are one of Grumpy’s favorite type of cookie to eat. Whenever he has a craving for a cookie he will ask for this recipe of for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!
My recipe is a little different as I use one I found on allrecipes.com. Grumpy likes his cookies not crunchy. He likes them soft and chewy. These aren’t really chewy, but they are soft. They are pretty darn good too as I am having a hard time leaving them alone…..although I have been good and only have eaten one today. I won’t tell you how many I ate yesterday though…..
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies – PIN IT!
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
- 1 cup coarsely chopped white chocolate
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the macadamia nuts and white chocolate. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
- Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.
Serving Size1 cookie
Amount Per Serving Calories 238Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 37mgSodium 172mgCarbohydrates 25gFiber 1gSugar 14gProtein 3g
Nutrition information calculated a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.