Sliced Cookies Macadamia Nut Butter

Posted by: Elle 08-02-99 6:08 PM

Macadamia Nut Butter Cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons honey
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1/2 cup roasted coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

In large mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Beat in honey, egg yolk and vanilla.

Stir in flour and nuts.

Form dough into a log about 12-inches long and 1 1/2-inches wide.

Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Slice cookie dough into 1/4-inch slices.

Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet.

Bake until cookies feel firm to touch and edges are golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes.

Remove cookies to cooling rack.

Store cookies in airtight container.

Yield: about 3 1/2 dozen cookies

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