MACADAMIA BUTTER COOKIES

By February 1, 2010 Recipes
1 1/3 cups salted macadamia nuts
1 cup (1/2 lb. butter)
1 ¼ cups sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
Chop 1 cup of nuts; set aside.  With electric mixer, beat butter And 1 cup sugar until fluffy.  Add egg and vanilla.  Beat until Well combined.  In another bowl, stir together flour, baking Soda, and chopped nuts.  Add to butter mix

ture, stir together, Then beat to blend thoroughly.  Shape dough into 2 teaspoon Size balls.  Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. With a flat bottom glass dipped in remaining sugar, press balls ¼ inch thick.  Press a whole nut or a chunk of nut into center of Each cookie. Bake in a 350 degrees oven until cookies are Golden brown, about 12 minutes.  Transfer to racks to cool.
ENJOY!!!!!

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