Holiday 2005. From Bill Egan's mother's file.
Makes 3 1/2 doz. Chill 1 hour. Bake at 325 for 18 minutes.
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 T vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely ground macadamia nuts (use blender)
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for coating
Beat together butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla.
On low speed, beat in flour and nuts. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate
Heat oven to 325. Pinch off heaping tablespoonfuls of dough. Roll
into balls. Place 1 to 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 325 for 18 minutes.
- Sift remaining 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar over still warm cookies to
coat. Resift once cooled, if desired.
Last modified: November 10, 2005