White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

The man loves the macadamia white chocolate cookies from Subway. So, when the man likes, the man asks, so the wife tries to experiment.

Here's the recipe I tried, and I love how chewy it was, and this bake got the thumbs up not only from the two male in the family, but also my colleagues!




Perfect White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies (Adapted from Allrecipes.com)
Makes 4 dozen cookies

220g butter, softened
165g packed brown sugar (I used 120g)
100g white sugar (caster sugar)
2 eggs
3ml Vanilla Extract
3ml Almond Extract
310g all-purpose flour
5g baking soda
3g salt (omitted)
135g coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
175 coarsely chopped white chocolate (I used baking white chocolate)

Directions: 
- Preheat oven at 175 degrees C.
- Cream the butter with both the brown and white sugar till mixture is smooth.
- Beat in the eggs , one at a time. Then, stir in the almond and vanilla extracts.
- Combine the dry ingredients of flour, baking soda and salt, followed by stirring it into the creamed mixture.
- Mix in the chopped nuts and white chocolate.
- Drop spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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Notes: 
- My cookies came out slightly salty because I chopped the macadamia nuts too finely. Hence, you can choose to omit the salt for this case.
- White chocolate on its own is already very sweet. If you don't fancy your cookies overbearingly sweet, reduce the amount of sugar used.
- For a more chewy texture, bake till it is only slightly brown.

A very simple recipe which can be done without a mixer. Something to try this weekend maybe?
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