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Chocolate White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chocolate White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies |

I am such a sucker for white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, for reasons totally unbeknownst to me. I’m a total chocolate fan, but for some reason those chocolate-less cookies reel me in every time I get a chance to snag one!

So I thought I’d take a shot at making chocolate white chocolate macadamia nut cookies and see if they were any good– which they are, of course! The chocolate adds a little extra decadence to an already delicious cookie, and I highly recommend these!

Chocolate White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies |

Chocolate White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Yield: approximately 4 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp hot water
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3.75 oz chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips (or chunks)
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nut cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Using a stand mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and sugar.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time and mixing in between additions.
  4. Dissolve the baking soda in the tablespoon of water. Add both the baking soda and the vanilla to the mixer and mix well. Mix in the salt.
  5. Add the flour, cocoa powder, and pudding mix, and mix until dough forms.
  6. Mix in the white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts using a wooden spoon or spatula.
  7. Chill for 30 minutes.*
  8. Scoop dough by heaping tablespoons onto a parchment lined or silicon lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes until edges are set. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.


*I usually skip out on chill time by opting to use cold butter instead of softened butter.

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Ashton is the owner and author ofSomething Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador.Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.
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5 Responses to “Chocolate White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies”

  1. Averie @ Averie Cooks posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:09 pm (#)

    I love the chocolate/white chocolate combo. And love those big chunks of white choc! Pinned!

  2. Nancy @ gottagetbaked posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:41 pm (#)

    I love that you made the cookie chocolate instead of the usual white macadamia nut cookie. These look absolutely fabulous! Pinning.

  3. Heather posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:31 am (#)

    You have combined my love of chocolate with my favorite cookie of all time….you’re a genius! Or evil, since now I’m going to have to make these cookies. They look delicious and I can’t wait to try them!

  4. Sarah @ Sarah's Bake Studio posted on April 22, 2014 at 12:47 pm (#)

    This looks delicious. I love me some macadamia nuts. I definitely am going to add this to my bake wish list. Yum! :)

  5. Trish - Mom On Timeout posted on April 26, 2014 at 10:32 am (#)

    I am LOVING this chocolate – white chocolate combo Ashton! What gorgeous cookies! Pinned and shared on FB :)