Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies
Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas
Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

Macadamias add some crunch to these chewy cookies, while brown sugar and vanilla extract bring out notes of caramel. Recipe courtesy of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas.

18
Servings
330
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4  Cups  (1 1/2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 2  Cups  firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla extract, such as Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • eggs
  • 3  Cups  unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1  Teaspoon  cream of tartar
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  Cup  chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

Cream the butter, brown sugar, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl using an electric mixer on a medium speed until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Add the flour, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar, and cinnamon and mix well. Stir in the macadamia nuts. Chill for 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an insulated cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake until golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
49g
38%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
154µg
22%
Calcium, Ca
71mg
7%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
97µg
24%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
43mg
13%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
132mg
19%
Selenium, Se
16µg
29%
Sodium, Na
124mg
8%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
6g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Macadamia Nut Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Macadamia Nut Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.