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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Candy Cane Cookies

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x


A Christmas twist on a classic cookie, these festive White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Candy Cane Cookies will make a great addition to your holiday baking line up!



2 1/2 cups white all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2 cup white sugar

1 cup light brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

2/3 cup white chocolate chips

1/2 cup crushed candy cane*


In a medium sized bowl, whisk together dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt

Add butter to the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with blade attachment, beat

Add white and brown sugars, beat until sugar is fully combined, scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula, if necessary

Add eggs 1 at a time, beat

Add vanilla extract, mix

Slowly add the dry ingredient mixture into the mixer, mix until fully combined, do not over mix

Mix in macadamia nuts, white chocolate chips and crushed candy cane, mix until combined

Refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours

When ready to bake, pre-heat oven to 350°F

Remove dough from refrigerator, roll into golf ball sized dough balls

Evenly space dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

Bake for 14-16 minutes


*About 8 candy canes