Chocolate-Macadamia Dreams


These mouthwatering cookies combine rolled oats, white and semisweet chocolate, and macadamia nuts for a delicious treat. Substitute peanut butter chips for an interesting twist.

Chocolate-Macadamia Dreams
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
43 mins
45 cookies


  • ½ cup shortening

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup granulated sugar

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ cup rolled oats

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 1 cup white baking pieces or peanut butter-flavor pieces

  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In an extra-large mixing bowl beat shortening and butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.

  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour and cocoa powder on low speed just until combined. Using a wooden spoon, stir in oats, semisweet chocolate pieces, white baking pieces, and nuts.

  3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or just until edges are firm and centers are slightly soft. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; cool.

To Store:

Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 45
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Potassium 70mg 1%
Folate, total 11.9mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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