Chunky White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Category: Cookies & Candies
1 cup Plus 2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup Light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup Granulated sugar
1 lg Egg
1 tsp Vanilla
9 oz White chocolate with Almonds coarsley chopped
1 cup Macadamia nuts coarsely chopped
Position two racks in top and bottom thirds of the oven and preheat to 375F. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, using a hand-held mixer set at medium speed, cream butter with the sugars for 2 to 3 minutes, until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Reduce speed and beat in the flour mixture until just combined. Stir in the white chocolate and macadamia nuts.
Using 1 Tbsp of dough, roll dough into a ball between the palms of your hands. Place the ball on the cookie sheet, leaving 1 inch between the cookies. Repeat for each cookie. With moistened palm, slightly flatten the cookies. Bake 9-12 minutes, until lightly golden. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.