Copycat White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Debbie Quimby

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@quimster

My favorite store-bought cookie is the Great American Cookie Company's White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookie.

It's better than any macadamia cookie out there ... anywhere.

I FINALLY found a copycat recipe online (recipelink.com) that's as close to GACC's version as you can get. Enjoy!


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Serves:

app 2-1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter (1 stick), softened
1 c
dark brown sugar
1/2 c
coconut flakes, finely minced
1
egg
1 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
8 oz
solid white chocolate, cut into chunks
1 c
macadamia nuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar on high speed.
2
Add coconut, egg, milk and vanilla; mix well.
3
In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and combine until dough forms.
4
Mix in the white chocolate and nuts.
5
Measure out about 2-1/2 tablespoons dough and form a ball. Drop each ball of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes. (I use a cookie scoop for less mess)
6
DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cookies should come out of the oven appearing slightly browned, yet undercooked. When cooled, the cookies will be soft and chewy like the original.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate