Coconut-Macadamia Nut Cookies

You can make these cookies a day or two before the party and store them in an airtight container. But be warned--these are so good, you should probably stash them somewhere out of sight so you don't eat them all yourself.

Yield:

2 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 90
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 15.4 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 43 mg
Calcium 10 mg

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup regular oats
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup golden raisins
1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons honey
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 6 ingredients (flour through baking soda). Combine butter, water, and honey, stirring well to combine. Add butter mixture to flour mixture, stirring until well-blended. Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until almost set. Cool on pan 2 to 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pan, and cool on wire racks.

Note:

December 2000