Chocolate Chocolate macadamia cookies
1/2 cup butter soft
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups mini chocolate chips
2/3 cups macadamia nut halves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In large bowl, beat butter, shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light & fluffy.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt-- stir into butter mixture until well blended.
Mix in chocolate chips.
Form walnut sized balls of dough and put 3 or 4 macadamia nut halves in each dough ball.
bake on un-greased cookie sheet for 10 minutes in preheated oven-- or until set.
Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet -then transfer to wire rack
makes 4 dozen large cookies
If your cookies come out hard stick a piece of bread in with the cookies in an airtight container. My kids don't get the lid on the tupperwear all the way--so every time I make cookies I stick a piece of bread in--it works wonders!
Pairs Well With
My husband wanted a soft chocolate cookie with macadamia nuts --it took a couple batches --but this is the final product--makes big yummy cookies!