Drop Cookies White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Posted by: Jeannie 11-15-99 3:56 AM

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1-1/2 teas. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teas. baking soda
1/2 teas. salt
1 (6 oz.) package white chocolate pieces
1 (7 oz.) jar macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 F and lightly grease cookie sheet.

Beat butter and shortening until soft and creamy, gradually adding sugars, beating well. Add egg and vanilla, beat well.

Combine flour, soda, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in white chocolate and
macadamia nuts.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks, and let cool completely.

Makes 5 dozen

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