White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies



These scrumptious White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies with a sweet taste of a tropical island, creamy white chocolate and buttery macadamia nuts are a great addition to a hot coffee in the morning or anytime of the day. I’ve been making these cookies now for over 30 years and I hope you’ll enjoy them!!


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Approximately 6 dozen cookies.
25 Min
10 Min


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  • 1 c
    butter, softened room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 2
    eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    white chocolate chips, i use ghirardelli
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut opt.
  • 2 c
    macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped

How to Make White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
    Cream together butter and sugars until combined well scraping down the sides. Add vanilla extract and the eggs, one at a time. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, and baking soda. Slowly the dry ingredients to the mixer and mix well, fold in the white chocolate chips and the macadamia nuts.
    Drop dough by teaspoonful’s onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a golden brown.
  2. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly golden. Bake 2-3 minute longer for a crunchier cookie.

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About White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom

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