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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Thick, chewy, and loaded with white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts. These are one of my husband's favorite cookies and they'll quickly become one of yours, too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 9 cookies
Calories 360kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Beat together the melted butter and sugars until combined. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, and salt to the butter mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.
  • Stir in the macadamia nuts and white chocolate chips.
  • Portion the dough into 9 large balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 11 minutes exactly. Remove from the oven and let cool on the cookie sheet for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • Store in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.5mg