White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These are so good you will want to put them on your Christmas "to make list"- my family likes these on any day of the week!


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Serves:

4- dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12 oz
pkg. white chips
1 c
macadamia nuts
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
vanilla
2 large
eggs
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, packed
1 c
butter, softened
16 oz
tub candied cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350^. Grease cookie sheets lightly.
Chop 1/2 the cherries into quarters. Cut the other 1/2 into halves. Set aside.
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In a medium bowl, with electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
2
Add eggs and vanilla. Set aside. Combine flour, soda, and salt to the butter mixture.
3
In another bowl, combine nuts, and chopped cherries(those cut in quarters) and the chips.Add to mixture and stir by hand to blend. Drop by heaping tablespoon onto the prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake about 9-11 minutes.
4
Remove from oven and press 1/2 cherry in center of each cookie. Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian