Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Bites

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 565


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (5-ounce) can macadamia nut whole (about 1 cup)
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vegetable shortening solid


Preheat oven to 350°. In a large mixer bowl at low speed, beat butter or margarine and sugar until blended. Increase speed to medium-high, beat until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. At low speed, beat in flour and salt. Shape 1 teaspoon of dough around each macadamia nut. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden around base of each cookie. Cool cookies on wire racks.

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening. With a spoon, drizzle over cookies. Store in a tightly covered container.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 565
Calories from Fat: 287

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