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Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies


Published: Friday, December 1, 2017

10 Tbsp. butter (no substitutes), softened

¾ c. packed brown sugar

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 c. all-purpose flour

¾ tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. baking soda

1/8 tsp. salt

1½ c. (9 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips

¾ c. coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

¾ c. coarsely chopped pecans

Caramel Glaze:

12 caramel candies

2 Tbsp. whipping cream

 In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Add egg.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden. Cool on wire racks. —2 dozen.

For glaze: Melt the caramels and cream in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

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