Macadamia Nut Cookies
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Macadamia Nut Toffee Coffee Cookies

These scrumptious cookies have a texture similar to a shortbread cookie and its hard to stop a just one.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookies, Macadamia Nut Cookies, Macadamia Nuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooking time assumes that 3 batches are made; per batch time: 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 18 (Makes about 3 dozen)
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Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar for the cookie dough
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup Heath Toffee Bits

For the Cookie Dough Coating:

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. 

For the Cookie Dough:

  • To a large mixing bowl, add butter, sugar, instant coffee granules, salt and vanilla. 
  • Beat with a mixer until creamy.
  • To the butter mixture, slowly beat in the flour a little at a time.  
  • To the bowl, add toffee bits.  With a sturdy spoon, stir the toffee bits into the dough. Set aside.

For the Cookie Dough Coating:

  • For the Macadamia Nuts - to a small bowl, add the chopped macadamia nuts.
  • Drop the cookie dough by the teaspoonful into the bowl of chopped macadamia nuts, and roll to coat the dough shaping it into a ball. 
  • Place the balls of cookie dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet leaving even, empty spaces in between each dough ball.
  • With the back of a spoon, flatten each ball of dough just a little and add a sprinkle of sugar on the top of the flattened cookie dough.
  • In a preheated oven, bake the cookies slowly just until the edges are very lightly browned (about 20 to 25 minutes)
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and transfer them onto a cooling rack.  Let cool.
  • Serve by themselves or as an ice cream sandwich with coffee ice cream in between two cookies.