Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

How To Make Macadamia Nut Cookies

Bite into some chewy and buttery macadamia nut cookies enriched with a perfect combo of salty dry-roasted nuts and sweet white chocolate.

Preparation: 2 hours 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 2 hours 27 minutes



  • 2cupsall purpose flour,spoon & leveled
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¾cupunsalted butter,melted plus slightly cooled
  • ¾cupbrown sugar,light or dark, packed
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • 1large egg,plus 1 egg yolk, at room temperature
  • tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1cupwhite chocolate chips
  • 1cupmacadamia nuts,roughly chopped


  1. Whisk the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Set aside.

  2. Whisk the melted butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract together until combined.

  3. Pour into dry ingredients and mix everything together with a rubber spatula until completely combined. Fold in the white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts.

  4. Cover and chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours and up to 4 days.

  5. If chilling for longer than 2 hours, allow to sit at room temperature for at least 20 to 30 minutes before rolling and baking.

  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.

  7. Roll cookie dough into balls, about 1 to 1½ Tablespoons of dough per cookie, and arrange 3 inches apart on the baking sheets. Bake for 12 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned on the sides.

  8. Remove from the oven and allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  9. Cookies stay fresh covered at room temperature for up to 1 week.


  • Calories: 170.09kcal
  • Fat: 10.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.62g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.01g
  • Fiber: 0.62g
  • Sugar: 12.11g
  • Protein: 1.81g
  • Cholesterol: 19.59mg
  • Sodium: 81.13mg
  • Calcium: 21.72mg
  • Potassium: 50.46mg
  • Iron: 0.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
Have you tried making these delectable Macadamia Nut Cookies? Share your experience, tips, and any variations you've come up with in the Baking and Desserts forum section.

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