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Linda's Orange Macadamia Nut Cookies
Linda’s special cookies mix orange and toasted macadamias for a real taste treat.
Servings: 3 doz
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/2 cup butter
- 4 oz. cream cheese room temperature
- 1 large egg
- 2 tsp. orange extract
- 7 ounces toasted and chopped macadamia nuts
- 1 tsp. grated orange peel
Preheat oven to 300 degrees
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside
Blend brown sugar, egg, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl to form a smooth paste.
Add Macadamia nuts orange peel and orange extract and blend at low speed until combined. Add flour mixture. Do not over-mix
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet, about 2 inches
apart. Bake for 18- 20 minutes, transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes about 3 dozen.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 1480kcal | Carbohydrates: 147g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 96g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 822mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 76g | Vitamin A: 1532IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 7mg