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Classic White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

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Are you searching for the best White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies recipe? Our version of this classic cookie recipe is an amazingly delicious dessert that’s easy to make from scratch. 

Stack of white chocolate macadamia nut cookies next to a jar of cold milk

I love making White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies as a special treat for my family. They always go fast.

This recipe makes 40 small cookies because it’s become one of our go-to cookie recipes for events, get togethers and pot lucks where we have to bring dessert for a lot of people.

Stack of homemade white chocolate macadamia nut cookies on a table with milk

Classic White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

This classic white chocolate macadamia nut cookie recipe is amazingly delicious and easy to make.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Recipe Servings: 40

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter - softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar - packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts - roughly chopped
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Equipment

  • Mixing bowls
  • Electric hand mixer
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Fork

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Add the softened butter, white sugar and brown sugar to a a large mixing bowl, and use a hand mixer to cream them together until smooth.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, then continue to mix until combined. Add the vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
    Ingredients for white chocolate macadamia nut cookies in a blue mixing bowl with silicone spatula
  • In another medium mixing bowl, add the flour, baking soda and salt and mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to the creamy mixture and combine with a fork.
    Flour mixed into cookie batter in blue mixing bowl
  • Once everything is well combined, fold in the white baking morsels and macadamia nuts.
  • Line your cookie sheets with parchment paper, then evenly distribute tablespoon sized cookie dough balls onto the cookie sheets.
    White chocolate macadamia nut cookie balls on baking sheet ready for the oven
  • Bake the cookies for about 15 minutes, or until they’re just starting to brown (a couple minutes longer for a crisp cookie and a couple minutes shorter for a soft cookie).
  • Allow them to cool for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
    Plate of homemade white chocolate macadamia nut cookies

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg

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