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White chocolate and macadamia cookies recipe

These white chocolate and macadamia cookies are extra chunky and easy to make. Find moe on Kidspot New Zealand



  • 125g butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 100g white chocolate chips
  • 100g macadamia nuts, chopped roughly


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 3 trays with baking paper.

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and both sugars with the vanilla extract until fluffy.

Add the egg and mix well.

Add the flour, salt and beat for a minute or two.

Stir in the nuts and chocolate chips.

Roll into tablespoon-size balls and gently press on the baking tray.

Bake for 8-12 minutes.

Leave to cool on a wire rack.


  • These are more like white chocolate chips and macadamias held together with a touch of cookie dough....and that is what makes these awesome!
  • Creaming the butter and sugar is very important for that crunch.
  • These make great gifts. Package them in clear cellophane with a bow and you will very popular.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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