White Chocolate-Macadamia Nut Cookies

An updated variation on America's beloved chocolate chip cookies, these golden treats contain vanilla chips and macadamia nuts.

  • prep time 1 hr 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 48

Ingredients

3/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
egg
1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/3
cups white vanilla chips or 8 oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating, coarsely chopped
1
(3 1/2-oz.) jar macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, sugar, margarine and shortening; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; blend well.
  • 2 Stir in flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in vanilla chips and macadamia nuts. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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