Candy Corn M&M Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe
If you like white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, you'll fall in LOVE with these Candy Corn M&M Macadamia Nut Cookies.
Considering there's not a lick of chocolate in these cookies, I'm always surprised at how much I seriously love them. Using white chocolate (candy corn) M&MS is such a fun twist on the classic white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, and I think you are going to really like these too!
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Ingredients Needed for White Chocolate M&M Macadamia Nut Cookies
- brown sugar
- granulated white sugar
- baking soda
- white chocolate chips
- white chocolate M&MS (Candy Corn M&MS)
- macadamia nuts
Notes & Tips for Making White Chocolate M&M Macadamia Nut Cookies
- Save a handful of white chips and M&MS to press into the tops of the cookies after they bake. It makes them look so good!
- I made these cookies pretty big– using ¼ cup of dough for each cookie! You don't have to do that. About half of that size (2 tablespoons) is a pretty good size cookie. Just remember to decrease your baking time by a couple of minutes.
- Remember that M&MS bleed their colors if chilled. So while you technically can refrigerate or freeze this dough for whatever reason, just remember that the colors may bleed some. I recommend baking the entire batch on the same day you make the dough and avoid any kind of chilling.
This recipe was originally posted in 2011.
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HERE'S THE STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO
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- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ¾ cup white sugar
- 1 egg + 1 yolk
- 2¼ cups all-purpose flour, packed
- ¾ tsp baking soda, dissolved in 1 tbsp water
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ½ cup white chocolate chips
- ½ cup chopped macadamia nuts
- 1 package Candy Corn White Chocolate M&MS
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- In a large mixing bowl, melt the butter with the brown sugar in the microwave. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes.
- Whisk in the egg, the egg yolk, and the vanilla.
- Add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix just until dough forms.
- Fold in the white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts, and M&MS.
- Scoop ¼ tablespoon of dough and place it on an ungreased cookie sheet. Keep each cookie about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.
- Bake for 11 minutes. Let cool on the cookie sheet.
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