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Cream Cheese Macadamia Cookies

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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