Monday, February 6, 2012

Peanut Butter Macadamia Nut White Chocolate Cookies

I went for groceries and saw the macadamia nuts and decided I wanted to make a cookie with them. In looking for a recipe ... thinking peanut butter would be good and white chocolate.
On Peter Pans page this recipe was the one I chose. These cookies are so good...I will make them again. I may even add oatmeal ground up next time.

Peanut Butter Macadamia Nut White Chocolate Cookies


2 1/4 cups unbleached flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pkg. white chocolate chips (I used peanut butter and white chocolate swirl)
1 1/3 cups coarsely chopped macadamia nuts


Preheat oven 350°.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl, set aside.
Beat peanut butter, butter, sugar and brown sugar until creamy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating until well blended after each addition.
Add vanilla.
Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low speed after each addition.
Stir in chips and nuts.
Drop dough by rounded tbsp. full onto ungreased cookie sheet.
1 1/2" apart.
Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.


Katy ~ said...

Peanut butter is one of my all time favorite cookies. With the addition of macadamia nuts and white chocolate, these are party worthy! YUM

Rosanne said...

they sound wonderful and I'm hungry!

Anonymous said...

This cookie has everything that I love!

Soya Products said...

Yummy.. Chocolate is most delicious one of all. I love this cookies. Thanks for giving this recipe. I am going to make it soon.

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

These look delicious. I've always want to try baking with macadamia nuts.


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