---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Macadamia Shortbread Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 2 servings
  
       1 c  All-purpose flour
     3/4 c  Confectioners' sugar
     1/4 c  Cornstarch
       1 c  Macadamia nuts (4 oz)
     3/4 c  Unsalted butter; softened
  
     Finely chop the macadamia nuts.  Sift flour, sugar and cornstarch. Stir
   in nuts.  Beat butter in bowl at medium speed until creamy. At low speed,
   beat in flour mixture. Using a level tablespoon, shape dough into balls.
   Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each ball with a
   fork.
      Bake in preheated 300 degree oven 25 to 30 minutes until just lightly
   browned around edges.  Cool baking sheet on rack 5 minutes. Transfer
   cookies to rack to cool.
      Variations:  Press half a macadamia nut into each cookie before baking.
   Sprinkle with rock sugar upon removing cookies from oven. From Family
   Circle’s “Our Best-ever Cookie Collection”.
  
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