Cherry-White Chocolate-Macadamia Nut Cookies
Author: adapted from: Bon Appetit
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 14 mins
Total time: 39 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup roasted & salted macadamia nuts
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups dried cherries
  • 1½ cups white chocolate chunks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Coarsely chop macadamia nuts and set aside.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  4. Place the butter, brown sugar and sugar into a large mixing bowl. Beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes, scraping the bowl down as needed. Add eggs, one at a time followed by vanilla.
  5. Blend in dry ingredients. Lastly mix in macadamia nuts, dried cherries and white chocolate chunks.
  6. Use a 1½ teaspoon cookie scoop to generously scoop the dough into balls and place them on the prepared baking sheets. ‘
  7. Bake at 350° for 14 minutes, rotating the pans top to bottom and front to back halfway through. Cool on baking sheets.
Notes
Cook time is per batch of cookies.
Recipe by Desserts Required at https://www.dessertsrequired.com/cherry-white-chocolate-macadamia-nut-cookies