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Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

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6 oz.170 g (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
2 cups400 g firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Powder
2 eggs
3 cups380 g unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup140 g chopped macadamia nuts

Cream the butter, brown sugar and vanilla powder 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 over to 350 degrees F180 degrees C. Coat an insulated cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

Shape the dough into 1 inch3 cm balls and place on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

Makes 3 dozen

When preparing bakery items such as cookies, here's at tip to enhance the flavor intensity of your product: cream the vanilla into the butter or shortening and sugar first. This step encapsulates the vanilla and helps prevent flavor loss in low mass/low moisture/high heat cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Serv Size 1 Cookie

Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories fom Fat 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 10 %
Saturated Fat 3g 15 %
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 21mg 7 %
Sodium 91mg 4 %
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7 %
Dietary Fiber 1g 3 %
Sugars 12g
Protein 2g 3 %
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000
calorie diet.

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