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Ingredients

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2-1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups white chips
1 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Instructions

Beat butter or margarine, white and brown sugars and vanilla in mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well. Mix flour, soda and salt together; add to creamed mixture. Stir in white chips and nuts. Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes or until browned. Makes 4-1/2 to 5 dozen cookies.

Dorothy Wolf
Annawan




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