Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies


S ooo, I just spent the last three hours working on a pie recipe. A grasshopper pie recipe.

I wanted to make a grasshopper pie for my mom, seeing that it's mother's day and all.

Happy mother's day, by the way. To all you mommies out there, I hope you have a great day! You're the greatest.

I love my mom so much. She is really the sweetest, genuine, most positive person I know. I'm so thankful to have her in my life. This mother's day is even more significant this year. I don't want to go into details, but my mom had a bit of health scare this past year. It was pretty serious and I'm so glad she is okay. She is one strong woman! I love you mom!

Anyway, I love the mint/chocolate combo and so do my mom and sisters. We're having a little mother's day gathering and I'm bringing the grasshopper pie. I think it'll be good... I made up the recipe myself. I'm not sure if I'm ready to post it yet though, because I think it needs work. It was too complicated and I know I can make it easier. NO I did not use marshmallow fluff in the recipe. I used gelatin and I made a custard and UGH it was too complicated. Also, I think I pulled a muscle in my neck. I can't move at all. Baking can be very, very dangerous.

Hopefully mommy will like her grasshopper pie.



These Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies kind of look like they might have some mint flavoring going on in them, don't they? That's my mistake. I shouldn't have used a green background. Oh dear.

These do not have mint in them. They have chocolate. Sweet, sweet delicious chocolate. And white chocolate chips. And toasted macadamia nuts. Ohh yess. I'm all about the macadamia nuts.

Andddd... I'm off! I have to hurry and get ready. My hair takes a long time. Bye!



Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 large egg
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
3/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts, lightly toasted
3/4 cup white chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat cookie sheets with cooking spray.

In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a large bowl, using a mixer on medium speed, beat together butter and sugar until creamy - about 1-2 minutes. Beat in vanilla and egg until combined - about 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate until combined. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually beat in flour mixture until combined. Stir in macadamia nuts and white chocolate chips until well incorporated.

Take heaping tablespoons of dough, roll into balls, and place on cookie sheets, spacing about an inch apart. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until set, and cookies look crinkly. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

Makes 28 cookies


28 comments:

  1. I am sure your mom will love the grasshopper pie espicially since it is made from the heart. That is what we mom's love best. Happy Mothers Day to all the special women in your life Emily.

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  2. what yummy cookies! Hope your mum had a nice mother s day. I m really curious about the pie you re making :)

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  3. What a sweet tribute to your mom - hope you all enjoyed the pie :) And I'd like a cookie please, they sound fantastic.

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  4. Happy mother's day! Those are GORGEOUS photos - I could eat them all.

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  5. Delicious! I love macadamia nuts in cookies.

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  6. Love the colour contrast of the white chocolate chips

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  7. OMG yourpictures are amazing. the cookies are coming out of the screen!yummy!

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  8. the cookies look great, emily, but i can't wait to get ahold of your grasshopper pie recipe. that's the good stuff. :)

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  9. These looks super good! I always love a good cookie recipe :)

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  10. FANTASTIC cookies and wonderful words about your mom :)

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  11. you always make the perfect cookies. I love macadamia and chocolate chip cookies!

    blowing peachkisses
    The Peach Kitchen
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  12. I've never eaten grasshopper pie, buy I think I'd like it. I have, however, eaten these cookies and I totally give them two thumbs up! Can't wait to make them myself. Got my macadamia nuts this weekend. I also was thinking about using a dark cocoa in them.

    So happy your mom is okay. :o)

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  13. Grasshopper pie! I've been wanting to make one forever but nobody I know in France actually likes the chocolate mint combo besides me. Your cookies look scrumptious!

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  14. Your Pie was the best part of my Mother's Day. Thank you. I love you very much.

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  15. Love these cookies. Macadamia nuts are the best and who can say no to chocolate. So sweet!
    Magda

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  16. That's just another thing to love about you - that you put your all into your baking! Tiger also had a neck injury this weekend doing what he loves. I'M TALKING ABOUT GOLF!

    Your mom is lucky to have you and vice versa, of course!

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  17. Your mom is a sweet lady. I'm sure she loved her pie and the sacrifice you made for it.

    Can I be your mom? I want you to make me those cookies!

    You made me remember how a grasshopper was the first adult cocktail I ever had. It was good.

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  18. So glad your mother is OK, Emily! And I know they loved your grasshopped pie, even if you think it needs more work. (you are a perfectionist!) Can't wait to see your recipe.
    But for now, I'll make do with these heavenly chocolate cookies!

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  19. YUMMMMMMMMM.
    I love chocolate, white chocolate, and macademia nuts. The combination of the three would be orgasmic... uh, taste-wise of course.

    I hope your mommy enjoyed the grasshopper pie! I made a Coffee-Vanilla cake for my mother and she enjoyed it very much(:

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  20. Oh! And I finally updated my blog.
    Since you are the only person who comments on my blog (because you are super cool), just though I'd let you know. Hehe :D

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  21. I hope you are working on that pie again. I am VERY eager to get my hand on your recipe! You're the best!

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  22. ooohhh... they look so delicious. I'll have to give them a try. Thanks for the recipe!

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  23. Oooooh tehese cookies look so special & ooh so tasty, dear Emily!

    I am also curious about that special pie!

    I hope that your mother had a great Mothers day!

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  24. Thanks everyone!

    Hi Rachel, I love you too! I need to email you. I'm glad you liked it. I have a better recipe now though.

    SUE! That was scandalous!

    Rachel, sure!
    I think I'd like that cocktail very much.

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  25. I've never eaten grasshopper pie, so I'm awaiting that recipe! I'm sure your Mom would have loved it :) The cookies look delicious too :)

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  26. These look divine and great! Anything chocolate is great in my book!

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  27. I bet these would taste great with some mint in them as well.

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