Cream Cheese Macadamia Cookies
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)|
|Packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||4 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped salted macadamia nuts/Almonds||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese, brown sugar, orange peel and vanilla.
Combine flour and baking powder.
Gradually add to the creamed mixture; mix well.
Fold in nuts.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in apart onto ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly.
Bake at 400° for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3684 Calories from Fat 2138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 247 g379.9%
Saturated Fat 114 g569.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 491.3 mg163.8%
Sodium 1587.3 mg66.1%
Total Carbohydrates 342 g113.9%
Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.4%
Sugars 178.2 g
Protein 42 g84.5%
Vitamin A 115.3% Vitamin C 47.3%
Calcium 127.3% Iron 87.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet