Sometimes you just need a cookie…
I have to confess, I have been really bad this summer and indulging in all the yummy food that Georgia has to offer. I’m probably going to have to try to fit back into my jeans soon, so I’m thinking it’s about time I get back on track with my diet.
Even people on a diet deserve a yummy cookie every now and then and boy do I have one for you.
Here is what you will need:
- 2 sticks of room temperature butter
- ¾ cup of brown sugar
- ¾ cup of white sugar
- 2 eggs
- ½ teaspoon of baking soda
- 2¼ cups of flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- pinch of salt
- 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup of chopped macadamia nuts
Here is what you will need to do:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whip the butter, brown and white sugar together.
Mix in the eggs.
Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.
Add the flour mixture, spoonful at a time to a slow-moving mixer.
Mix in the vanilla.
Toss in the chocolate chips and macadamia nuts and mix them into the batter by hand. Scoop out batter onto large baking sheets.
I like to use a small ice cream scoop, so the cookies turn out even in size.
Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
Serve them up with a big cold glass of milk and….