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Lee's Chocolate, Chocolate Chip,
Peanut Butter and Macadamia Nut Cookies

Lee's Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter and Macadamia Nut CookiesChocolate chips, peanut butter and cocoa combine with macadamia nuts to make a rich, chewy chocolate chip cookie full of flavors that will delight young and old alike.

Lucy Robertson of Fallbrook, CA, one of the 1st place winners in the Best Tasting Recipe Category of the 2004 Share the Very Best Recipe Contest, created this terrific cookie.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
2 cups coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat butter and peanut butter in large mixer bowl on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in granulated sugar and brown sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 14 to 16 minutes or until set. Let stand for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 5 dozen cookies.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/60 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 100 Total Fat: 11 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 105 mg Carbohydrates: 16 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 10 g Protein: 3 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.