Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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When we lived in Dallas, we were in love with a grocery store. It’s called Central Market, and unfortunately for us, it’s only in Texas. Think Whole Foods or Fresh Market, but way bigger and way cooler. There’s no doubt that we were spoiled by it. There was a wonderful bakery there, and I loved their chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies. I’ve never had cookies so delicious in my life. This was my attempt to bring a little of that Texas goodness here. These cookies, sadly, didn’t come close to the ones at Central Market. Then again, I don’t think any ever will. They were super tasty, though, and I think I will definitely make them again soon

Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/8 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips

-Preheat the oven to 375. Lightly grease two large cookie sheets.
-Cream the butter and sugars together in a large bowl. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well blended.
-Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually blend into the batter. Stir in the chopped macadamia nuts and chocolate chips.
-Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart.
-Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown. Remove from the oven, and transfer the cookies to cooling racks.

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