Chewy Coconut-Macadamia Nut Cookies

Dessert ready in an hour! Enjoy these delicious coconut and macadamia nut cookies - baked to a perfect golden brown hue.

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 42
 

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1/2
cup coconut
1/2
cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until well blended. On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt until well blended. Stir in oats, coconut and nuts.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until well blended. On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt until well blended. Stir in oats, coconut and nuts.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These cookies freeze well and thaw quickly—perfect for surprise guests. Seal the cookies in an airtight container, and freeze them for up to 2 weeks. Let the cookies stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.