Saturday, December 10, 2016

Christmas Cookies Day 2 - Orange Macademia Nut









 
Orange Macadamia Nut Cookies

2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter
4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1 large egg
2 tsp. orange extract
7 ounces toasted and chopped macadamia nuts
1 tsp. grated orange peel 
 Preheat oven to 300 degrees 

1.In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside


2. Blend brown sugar, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl to form a smooth paste.


3. Add Macadamia nuts and orange extract and blend at low speed until combined. Add flour mixture.  Do not over-mix


4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 18- 20 minutes, transfer to wire rack to cool.  Makes about 3 dozen.



Orange Macadamia Nut Cookies

2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter
4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1 large egg
2 tsp. orange extract
7 ounces toasted and chopped macadamia nuts
1 tsp. grated orange peel 
 Preheat oven to 300 degrees 

1.In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside


2. Blend brown sugar, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl to form a smooth paste.


3. Add Macadamia nuts and orange extract and blend at low speed until combined. Add flour mixture.  Do not over-mix


4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 18- 20 minutes, transfer to wire rack to cool.  Makes about 3 dozen.


Tomorrow, I will introduce you to the cookie mashup that I put together - Chocolate Orange 

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