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Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chocolate Macadamia Nut CookiesThis recipe is from my daughter, who’s a terrific cook. The caramel glaze makes it…

Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Ingredients

10 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans CARAMEL GLAZE: 12 caramel candies 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Directions

In a 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 in.

apart onto greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.

Cool on a wire rack.

For glaze, melt the caramels and cream in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth.

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Drizzle over cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 439 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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