Chocolate Macadamia Nut CookiesThis recipe is from my daughter, who’s a terrific cook. The caramel glaze makes it…
Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
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
In a bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla.
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.
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.