Coconut-Macadamia Cookies

Southern Living
Makes 3 dozen


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1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts


Beat first 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy.

Combine flour and next 5 ingredients. Add half of mixture at a time to sugar mixture, beating at low speed until blended.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Created date

December 1999