Go Back
+ servings

Paradise Cookies

Tropical flavors of coconut and macadamia nut come together in these wonderful cookies.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 171kcal


  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup flaked coconut may be toasted if desired
  • 3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts or slivered almonds


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat the softened butter with the sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla, beating well.
  • Add the flour gradually, beating well after each addition so it’s well mixed.
  • Stir in the coconut, white chocolate chips and the nuts.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonful onto ungreased cookie sheets, leaving about 2-inches between each cookie.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until edges begin to get golden brown.
  • Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes before removing to rack to cool completely.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg