Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Chewy Coconut and Macadamia Cookies

Thought these leaves in our front yard were so pretty and look, look how they landed! Well, they may of had a little help from me....

The Fall time has always been my favorite season out of the four.




These turned out so yummy. Do not start eating the dough while making these or you will simply have fewer cookies to share with family and friends in the end...trust me on this one.



This recipe really didn't call for Macadamia nuts but I just couldn't resist. Well actually, it was my husbands idea. He really does have the best ideas around here . I am glad I did what I was asked to do this time, because I think that we are really on to something here.



INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • About 1/2 cup of Macadamia nuts

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually blend in the flour mixture, then mix in the coconut. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly toasted. Cool on wire racks. (Depending on your oven, you might have to bake them a little longer.)

~enjoy

12 comments:

southerninspiration said...

those sound scrumtious!! Thanks for sharing....and doing all the research ahead of time...that's valuable work! ;p

suzanne

Joyce said...

Oh my goodness...these sound awesome...coconut anything is my favorite.

The post I looked at before yours was all about blueberry pancakes...I feel like I'm gaining weight just reading!

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Love the photos of the leaves how creative you are!

The cookies look mouth watering!

Carrie said...

Girl you trying to fattening up for winter lol

Those sound so good!

jenjen said...

You make the yummiest things Christine! Those look scrumptious!

And love those leaves - so cute! Hope you are having a great week so far my friend!

XXO
Jen

Lynette said...

Very cute pics of the leave hearts:)

Love macadamias...I will try this one.

Jessica said...

YUM!!!!!!!!!!!! It is amazing how your leaves fall! ; )

Miss Mustard Seed said...

The cookies look so yummy and I love the pictures of the heart in the leaves. Very creative and visually intersting. It's nice that the wind cooperated with you!

Debbie said...

These look so good. I'm going to bookmark them right now!

Darlene said...

Hi crafty girl! Glad to see that you are back to posting! I have been online more now that our days are shorter. It is great to "see" you again. I was thinking about your crafty-self today! Hope you are well!
Hugs!

Karen said...

Christine!
I made them. OH MY GOODNESS!!!!! To die for!
My youngest - who doesn't even like nuts - proclaimed them to better than even Snickerdoodles!
I am participating in a workshop in a few weeks and we are having a cookie exchange, and these will be my cookie!!!!
So thanks for the recipe! They are so EASY!!!!! Now we just have to work on the cost of Macadamia Nuts . . .
LOL!
Big HUGS! Karen

prashant said...

these sound awesome..


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