*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   WHITE CHOCOLATE MACADAMIA NUT COOKIES
 
 Recipe By     : Robert Foster <robert.foster@nashville.com>
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Chocolate
                 Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      c.            all-purpose flour
    1      tsp.          baking soda
      1/2  tsp.          salt
      3/4  c.            unsalted butter --  softened
    1      c.            firmly packed light brown sugar
      3/4  c.            granulated sugar
    2                    eggs --  room temperature
    1      tsp           vanilla
   12      oz.           white chocolate --  cut into 1/4
                         chunks
    1 1/2  c             coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
 
     Preparation :      Cover 2 cookie sheets with wax paper or foil and set
  aside.  Sift	 flour, soda, salt and set aside.  Beat butter until creamy at
  low	speed with mixer.  Gradually add sugars and beat until light and  
  fluffy.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating, well beaten each	addition. Add
  vanilla.  Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to form cookies.    Pack dough into cup
  so it is even.  Drop on baking sheets leaving 3   inches between cookies.
  Flatten dough slightly.  Bake on center rack	 of preheated 300 degree oven for
  20-25 minutes or until light brown   or edges but slightly, soft in center. 
  Cool 3-5 minutes in pan and	then transfer to wire racks to cool.  2 dozen.	  
 
 
 
 
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