Cookies, White Chunk Macadamia

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Makes almost 3 dozen  
Source
 
Source Description
20  
Last Modified
2011-02-26  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1/2 c
softened butter

1 c
brown sugar

1/2 c
finely minced coconut flakes

1 ea
egg

1 T
milk

1 t
vanilla

1 1/2 c
flour

2 t
baking soda

1/2 t
baking powder

1/2 t
salt

8 oz
cut into chunks solid white chocolate

1 c
chopped macadamia nuts


Directions
Cream together the butter and sugar in a large bowl with  mixer on high speed.
Add the coconut, egg, milk and vanilla and mix well.
In another bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix until dough forms.
Mix in the white chocolate and macadamia nuts.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees while you let the dough rest for 30-60 minutes in the refrigerator.
Measure out about 2 1/2 Tbl of the dough and form ball.
Drop each ball of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet about 3 inches apart and bake for 12-14
minutes.
Do not over bake! Cookies should come out of the oven appearing slightly  browned, yet
undercooked.
When cooled the cookies will be soft and chewy