WHITE CHOCOLATE MACADAMIA COOKIES

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

And it is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal! I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  Each month you are assigned a participating food blogger to make a recipe from and in turn someone else will be assigned your blog.  All you have to do is choose a recipe, make it and blog about it on the specified date.  The only rule is to keep it a secret!  If you are interested in learning more, or want to join the club, please visit the Secret recipe club website.
This month I was assigned another beautiful blog: Julie’s Eats & TreatsJulie, the author, has published lots of delicious recipes, but this time the choice for me was easy.  The moment I saw she had a recipe for White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies, I knew that was the one.  They are my husband’s favourite cookies and I had both macadamia nuts and white chocolate chips in my pantry, so I had to make them.  Besides, my husband had been asking me to make them for him for AGES.  And I am so happy I made these… these cookies are so chewy and buttery that they literally melt in your mouth.  They are amazing with a glass of warm milk!  They were delicious and they were gone in a day… and I was asked to make another batch ASAP!

Thank you so much for sharing such a fantastic recipe Julie!  Please, make sure you drop by Julie at Julie’s Eats & Treats and check out her beautiful site!

 

Recipe adapted from Julie’s Eats & Treats

Ingredients: (makes about 45 cookies)
375 gms – 3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
225 gms – 1 cup butter, softened
170 gms – ¾ cups sugar
150 gms – ¾ cups brown sugar
1 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
270 gms – 1 ½ cups white chocolate chips
115 gms – 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

NOTE: the picture shows the ingredients for 1/2 dose only.

Mix the flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl and keep it aside.  In the meantime, cream the butter and sugars together in the bowl of an electric mixer with a paddle attachment until light and fluffy.  Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until smooth.  Add in the flour, baking soda and salt mixture.  Stir in the chocolate chips and chopped macadamia nuts.  Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a cookie sheet covered with some baking paper.

Bake the cookies in a preheated oven at 175ºC – 350ºF for 10-12 minutes, or until the bottoms are golden brown.  As Julie says, the tops might still look doughy but they will cook as they sit on the cookie sheet.  Let them sit on the cookie sheets for 5 minutes, then put them on a wire rack to cool down completely.

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

Enjoy!

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies



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16 Responses to WHITE CHOCOLATE MACADAMIA COOKIES

  1. These are my favorite!! I so have to make these! Great SRC pick!

  2. Glad to hear you loved them! I need to make them again for my brother…wonderful pictures!

  3. Melissa says:

    These cookies look fantastic. I have some macadamia nuts at home, and I’ve been waiting for a cookie recipe to use them in. Great SRC pick! :)

  4. Jo says:

    These are one of my favorite cookies too! Yours look fantastic,

  5. Liz says:

    Oh, yum, Manu! I love these, too…and now I’m craving them :) Excellent SRC pick~

  6. Put white chocolate in anything and I am there. These look perfect for morning and afternoon tea breaks.

  7. In high school these were my favorite cookies! Yours look wonderful!!!

  8. Macadamia is the most wonderful nut, I really like it, unfortunately, this nut cannot be found here in Perú. It’s not common here and if can find it is so expensive…!!!

  9. These are one of my favorite cookies and I’ve never made them at home so I’m saving this. They are making me drooool!

  10. I don’t get to have them very often, but these are my favorite cookies! Yum!

  11. I love White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies! They are one of my favorites! I wish I had some of these now. It looks like they came out perfect!

  12. One of very favorite cookies! They look great! Perfect choice!

  13. Erin says:

    These have got to be one of the best flavour combos for cookies ever!! Great choice for SRC – glad to be in group C with you. :)

  14. mjskit says:

    The SRC is killing me this week! Such delicious looking sweets and the cookies – well, I need to start working on my cookie jar. When is come to homemade cookies, these are one of my favorites! Can I place an order for 6 dozen? :)

  15. aaron says:

    I enjoyed this recipe! Being a guy who doesn’t cook meals like this often, I did find it pretty easy. I used farm fresh Hawaii Macadamia Nuts from a local farm here in Hawaii, and other fresh ingredients. Great post, and great recipe! Mahalo.

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