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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

These holiday cookies, featured on H&H Online TV, make great Christmas or hostess gifts.
Ingredients

Jar Ingredients
From top to bottom:
1 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
1 cup white chocolate chips
1-1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour

In addition to the contents of the jar, you will need to add the following ingredients:
2/3 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Directions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2: Beat shortening, eggs and vanilla with electric mixer (may appear curdled).

Step 3: Pour mix in larger bowl, mix well, and stir into shortening mixture until well blended.

Step 4: Drop dough 1 tablespoon at a time onto ungreased cookie sheet 2″ apart.

Step 5: Bake for 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes.

Makes approximately 36 cookies

Watch editors Kathryn Bala and Joel Bray decorate cookie ingredient jars in Episode 54 of H&H Online TV.