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White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut and Coconut Cookies

White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut and Coconut CookiesEver since I made the white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, I couldn’t wait to bake them again because I really wanted to add coconut to them. I decided these cookies would be the perfect final addition to the gift plate for my kid’s teachers. I didn’t think I could love a cookie more than the original but this version was even tastier! My entire family loved these cookies and I am sure the teachers did too.

White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut, and Coconut Cookies:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (chopped, if needed) macadamia nuts
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded, sweetened coconut

White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut and Coconut Cookies

How to Make White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut, and Coconut Cookies

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl then set aside. Beat together the melted butter, brown sugar, white sugar, egg, egg yolk, and vanilla with a mixer until creamy.

Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture until just mixed. Stir in the macadamia nuts, white chocolate chips, and 1 cup of coconut by hand. Drop by the spoonful onto a greased or lined baking sheet. Sprinkle the tops of the cookies with the last 1/2 cup of coconut.

Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges look golden brown. Cool on the baking sheet for at least 4-5 minutes (so cookies can set) before moving to a rack. Enjoy.

White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut and Coconut Cookies

Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net

 

Recipe and photo made by For the Love of Cooking
Original recipe from The Crepes of Wrath

 

 

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6 Comments

  1. I am making these right now for a bake sale! I tried one from my first batch out of the oven and I having second thoughts about donating them lol!! They turned out soooooo gooooood, thank you for an awesome cookie recipe that has made it into my recipe box. I think they will be in my Christmas rotation this year too!! YUM

  2. I made these but cut back on the sugars to 3/4 c brown sugar & 1/4 c regular sugar and OMG! These were fantastic!! Thank you for sharing