White Chocolate Chunk-Macadamia Cookies (From: Betty Crocker Cookbook)
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 1/2 c. sugar
- 1/2 c. butter (softened)
- 1/2 shortening
- 1 t. vanilla
- 1 lg. egg
- 2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 t. baking soda
- 1/4 t. salt
- 1 pkg (6 oz.) white baking bars, cut into chunks I used white chocolate chips
- 1 jar. (3.5 oz) macadamia nuts (chopped)
Heat oven to 350.
In large bowl, beat sugars, butter, shortening, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with a spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in white chunks, and nuts.
On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; removed from cookie sheet to wire rack.