White Chocolate Mac Nut Lime Cookies

Candy! Candy! Candy!

That’s what my kids will be thinking tonight. And me too, actually. We don’t eat a lot of candy in our house. Mostly because I usually have sweets like these delectable White Chocolate Mac Nut Lime Cookies around.

So, are you gonna steal all the good candy (almost anything chocolate covered) from your kids, like me?



Have an über fun, safe, and Happy Halloween!

White Chocolate Mac Nut Lime Cookies

Yield: 4 ½ dozen


  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup roughly chopped macadamia nuts


  1. In a medium bowl, add flour, baking soda, and salt and stir to combine. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add butter and sugars and beat with an electric mixer for a couple of minutes or until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice and beat to combine.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix to combine.
  5. Fold in white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts.
  6. Refrigerate dough for 1-2 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Using a one-inch (diameter) ice cream scoop, scoop dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven. Let cookies cool on the pan for a minute. Remove cookies from the pan and cool completely on wire rack.

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