Mommys Macadamia Mmmmm Cookies

Jessica Martin

By
@martin0375

My husband wanted a cookie that had a toasted nut flavor without any chocolate or white chocolate. This is the same base as my chocolate chip cookie recipe. The add-ins are the only difference.
I tried using different extracts, pineapple juice, fresh pineapple, they all flavored the batter so the richness was lost.

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Comments:
Serves:
25
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
milk
2 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
dried pineapple, chopped
1 c
coconut, shredded, packed
1 1/2 c
macadamia nuts, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small mixing bowl and put aside. Chop pineapple and put aside.
2In large mixing bowl cream shortening, butter, sugars, vanilla and milk. Add eggs one at a time. Slowly add flour mixture being careful not to over mix. Do not scrape bowl.
3Gently fold in the chopped pineapple, coconut and chopped macadamia nuts. Scraping the bowl as you fold. Do not over mix, you'll lose the chewy texture. Refrigerate dough for 20-30 minutes.
4Drop by rounded tablespoon onto parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cookies cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring onto baking rack.
5I get 3-4 dozen cookies, it depends on how much raw dough gets sampled before they bake. A serving is 2 cookies.

About this Recipe

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