Macadamia Nut White Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Makes 4 dozen cookies


2 C. all-purpose flour                         1 large egg

2 t. ground cinnamon                        2 t. vanilla extract

1 t. ground cloves                              1 (12 oz.) package white morsels

1 t. baking soda                                  2/3 C. coarsely chopped

1 C. butter or margarine                                Macadamia nuts              ½ C. granulated sugar

½ C. packed brown sugar

1 C. pumpkin


  1.  Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, cloves and baking soda in small bowl.  Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy.  Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until blended.  Gradually beat in flour mixture.  Stir in morsels and nuts.  Drop by rounded tablespoon onto greased baking sheets; flatten slightly with back of spoon or greased bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar.

  3. Bake for 11 to 14 minutes or until centers are set.  Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.