Waikiki Cookies

Waikiki Cookies

Waikiki Cookies


Makes about 3 dozen cookies


1-1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
2/3 cup shortening
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup white chocolate chunks
1 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs; beat well.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in medium bowl. Add to sugar mixture; beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in white chocolate chunks and nuts.
  4. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to wire rack; cool completely.

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