Coconut Macadamia Nut Cookies

J. D.L.S.

By
@JDLS

I first made these cookies for St. Patrick's Day. Green food coloring was added for fun. This is a family favorite and requested often.


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Serves:

Makes 24 cookies

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
3/4 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter ( cold, salted)
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
almond extract
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
toasted shredded coconut
1 c
toasted macadamia nuts, coursely chopped
1 Tbsp
pineapple juice concentrate
food coloring optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
Mix brown and cane sugars with butter until well blended. Add extracts, eggs and pineapple juice.
Beat well.
2
Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Slowly add it to the butter and sugar mixture. Beat until smooth.
Mix in coconut and macadamia nuts.
3
Scoop onto baking sheet with a spoon and bake from 10-15 minutes until lightly browned on the edges.
Remove from baking sheet and place on cooling racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American