Thursday, August 13, 2009

White Chocolate Macadamian Coconut Cookies

1/2 C. each brown and granulated sugar
1 stick margarine (or 1/2 stick margarine and 1/4 C. unsweetened applesauce)
1 egg
1/2 tsp. coconut extract
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 1 T. hot water
2 1/8 C. flour
3/4 C. macadamian nuts
1/2 C. shredded coconut
1 C. white chocolate chips (mini or regular), optional

Preheat oven to 375.

In large mixing bowl, combine sugars, margarine (unsweetened applesauce). Stir in remaining ingredients individually, mixing well before adding the next ingredient.

Drop by rounded spoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, longer for a crunchy cookie.
Yield: 24-30 cookies