White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Serves: 2 dozen
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup real butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ - 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes, finely shredded AND minced (I used 1 cup)
  • 4-6 oz white chocolate chunks, divided
  • 1 cup macadamia nut, chopped, divided
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl cream together butter, shortening, brown sugar and white sugar.
  5. Mix in eggs one at a time.
  6. Stir in vanilla extract and coconut.
  7. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until all the flour is incorporated.
  8. Fold in half of the white chocolate chunks and half of the macadamia nuts.
  9. Scoop out two spoonfuls of dough using mini ice cream scoop and roll into a ball.
  10. Place on the prepared cookie sheet and flatten dough slightly.
  11. Place additional white chocolate chunks and macadamia nuts into the dough.(This will give it a nice appearance)
  12. Bake for 6-7 minutes or just until the edges are barely starting to brown. Cookies will appear slightly undercooked.
  13. Let cookies rest on hot pan until pan is cool enough to touch.
  14. Place cookies on a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  15. Store in air tight container.
Recipe by Divas Can Cook at https://divascancook.com/white-chocolate-macadamia-nut-cookies-recipe-soft-chewy-homemade/