I’m such a sucker for white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies which is weird because I’m not a huge fan of white chocolate on its own. I’m not a picky eater by any means, but for some reason I find white chocolate to be on the way too sweet side. However, the macadamia nuts in the cookies calm down the sweetness of the chocolate to the point where I can eat multiple cookies in one sitting . . . and let me tell you, this is not good for the waistline!
The weather in D.C. was nothing short of gross tonight so I stayed in and went to work baking cookies. This recipe is quick and easy…and you will end up with a ton of cookies in the end.
White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 10 ounces white chocolate (chips or bars cut into chunks)
- 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped into chunks
- Preheat oven to 375 F.
- In a large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and salt with an electric mixer until creamy.
- Add eggs, beat well.
- In a separate bowl, stir together flour and the baking soda; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
- Stir in white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts.
- Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. (Edges are golden brown and center is set.)
- Cool slightly, remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool completely.
…Put some on a plate, grab a glass of milk and enjoy!