Giant White Chunk Macadamia Cookies
Cuisine: American
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 11 mins
Total time: 21 mins
Chewy cookies with white chips, coconut and macadamia nuts.
Ingredients
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (reduce to 1/2 if using salted butter)
  • 1 1/2 sticks (6 oz) unsalted butter -- softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 package white chocolate chips -- (12 ounce)
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3/4 to 1 cup macadamia nuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder& soda& salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter, both sugars and vanilla until creamy and smooth. Add the egg and beat until mixed.
  4. By hand or using lowest speed of the mixer, add the flour mixture. Stir in the chips, coconut and nuts.
  5. Drop the dough onto ungreased or parchment cookie sheets by rounded tablespoonfuls (don't grease with spray or butter or the cookies may spread).
  6. Bake for 8-11 minutes or until edges are slightly browned.
  7. Let cookies cool for 2 minutes before removing to cool on rack.
Notes
Adapted from Recipezaar.
Recipe by Cookie Madness at http://www.cookiemadness.net/2006/01/giant-white-chunk-macadamia-cookies/