Aren’t cookies awesome? I absolutely adore the little mounds of sugar and butter. When I was in high school I used to love walking up to Subway at lunch and getting two chocolate chip cookies with my six-inch roasted chicken sub. My taste buds have changed a lot since then. I have given up meat for one thing, but also I like to try different kinds of cookies. I will pretty much try anything. Recently I tried re-creating the Subway white chocolate macadamia nut cookie and not to be self-centered or anything buuuuut I nailed it! This recipe dishes out thin, soft, chewy cookies, that linger in your mouth. I’m happy.

To begin, combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.

Beat the butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until thoroughly blended in another medium bowl.

Chop some white chocolate chunks. Also, chop some macadamia nuts.

Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring until thoroughly blended. Stir in the white chocolate and nuts.

Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on greased, prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden.

Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet.

Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Eat the little beauties!

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
This recipe makes about 6 dozen cookies.

Ingredients:
3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
12 ounces (12 squares) white chocolate, chopped
2 cups coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease three baking sheets with baking spray or butter. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl.
2. Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat the butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until thoroughly blended. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring until thoroughly blended. Stir in the white chocolate and nuts.
3. Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

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17 Responses to White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

  1. Helen Stewart says:

    Off to the store to buy the ingredients. Poppa will LOVE these cookies. Thanks for sharing.

  2. these cookies look ao yummy. i pretty much have the ingredient in my pantry right now. will give it a go sometime this week. thank you for sharing them. have a great day.

  3. Mmm, these are some of my all-time favorite cookies. I love the creamy combo of macadamia nuts and white chocolate – These look to die for! Thanks for sharing, Katrina. I’ll have to try these soon!

  4. Lauren B. says:

    You just keep posting recipes that are hard to resist! It’s making it awfully hard to keep my new years resolutions! I’m bookmarking this…..

  5. Evan Thomas says:

    Yum! I don’t even remember the last time I had macadamia nuts. They’re so rich and buttery; they’re the best snack.

  6. White chocolate is perfect for winter! Sounds perfect with a glass of milk.

  7. I love these cookies! They look fantastic…especially for an after school snack now that break is over 🙂

  8. Karen says:

    Mmmmmm!!! Macademia and white chocolate are such a sinfully good combination. Way better than regular chocolate chip cookies, in my humble opinion.

  9. Oh white chocolate always steals my heart

  10. One of my favorite classic cookies. Just a magical combination XD.

  11. Kita says:

    I so want some cookies right now. Im in withdraw from the holidays and need to restock.

  12. Lisa says:

    You can never go wrong with these cookies. They’re always so well loved by everyone.

  13. Ian says:

    Just put a tbsp of dough on the baking sheet, no need to flatten the dough? Newbie here, after tasted the deliciousness of subway white choc macadamia. I want to bake it myself and eat it anytime I want! 😀

  14. […] I looked at a lot of recipes (a LOT of recipes) and decided to work with the one I found on WarmVanillaSugar.com.  I used a few less nuts, more vanilla, sifted the flour, etc but basically it’s her recipe […]

  15. This looks great! My mom loves macadamia cookies, I have to make this for her.

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