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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies (THM S)

Molly Miller & Jo Speidel
These THM friendly white chocolate macadamia nut cookies will become one of your new favorites! They are as tasty as the Costco ones but won't hurt your waistline. They are perfect for an end of the summer luau or just to have on a warm summer evening.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 3 dozen

Ingredients
  

  • Dry:
  • 1 c. almond flour
  • 1 c. baking blend
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. gluccie or xantham gum
  • Wet:
  • 1/2 c. butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 T. coconut extract
  • 1/2 T. vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c. gentle sweet
  • Add ins:
  • 4 oz macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 c. Bake Believe white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c. unsweetened coconut

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Toast 1/4 c. coconut in the oven for 3-5 minutes until brown- do not overcook
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together
  • Cream the wet ingredients together
  • Stir the dry into the wet
  • Add in the add-ins: the remaining 1/2 c. coconut (not the toasted coconut), 1/4 c. white chocolate chips and the macadamia nuts
  • Drop the batter by spoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet
  • Flatten with palm of hand
  • Bake for 5 minutes, then flip the pan around and bake for another 4 minutes
  • Immediately add 3-4 white chocolate chips on the top of each cookie, pressing just hard enough to insert the white chip without breaking the cookie
  • Sprinkle toasted coconut on top
  • Let them rest on the baking sheet for a few minutes
  • Best eaten right after baking or after refrigerated
  • Makes 3 dozen