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Tropical Chunk Cookies

Oh man!! I didn't know I can baked cookies that was finished in a week!! Hubby keep giving me compliments,he said this cookies is the best he ever had!! lol! Personally I like this cookies because I love coconut and cashew nut! As usual I love shopping for baking and cooking books from discount bookstore..One fine day I was flipping through a baking book,I saw this recipe title:Tropical!! wow! love tropical weather and food especially I was born and raised in Malaysia.I quickly bookmarked this recipe but didn't have the chance to bake until now!! If you like coconut flavor infused in your cookies,try this recipe!! I guarantee you will love it like us!

1 package-12 oz white chocolate chunks,divided
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 cup or 1 stick butter,softened
1 1/2 cups coconut flake,toasted
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped macadamia nuts ( but I used cashew nuts)
Yield about 3 dozen cookies

1:Preheat oven to 375 F.Prepared 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2:Microwave 1 cup of the chocolate chunks in microwavable bowl on high 2 minutes until almost melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted:cool slightly.Mix flour,coconut,baking soda and slat bin medium bowl: set aside.

3:Beat butter and sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy.Add egg and vanilla: beat well.

4:Stir in melted chocolate,gradually beat in flour mixture.Stir the remaining chocolate chunks and nuts.

5:Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookies sheets.

6:Bake 11-13 minutes or just until golden brown.Cool on cookie sheets for 1 minute.Then remove to wire racks and cool completely before store in air tight container.

Store in air tight container up to 1 week.Substitute toasted,silvered almonds or any nuts for macadamia nuts.



Anonymous said...
May 30, 2009 at 6:04 AM

It look simply delicious! In step 3, you mention about beatting butter and sugar together but I don't see butter in you list of ingredient?


Little Corner of Mine said...
May 30, 2009 at 12:55 PM

I like Tropical cookies too! Yours look perfect!

The Food Librarian said...
May 30, 2009 at 4:19 PM

Awesome!! This looks so delicious! I don't know if I could make them without eating all the cashews first! :)

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
May 31, 2009 at 3:39 AM

Thanks for the info...I was rushing and it's was kind of late,so overlook to write butter.Sleeping god is calling!!lol!.Appreciated:)


The Food Librarian:
thanks! you're so funny!! I have the same problem as you,so I always buy extra cashew in case !!

pigpigscorner said...
May 31, 2009 at 10:59 AM

What a coincidence! I just posted a white choc & macadamia nut cookies recipe! Coconut flakes is a nice addition, too bad my hubs doesn't like coconuts.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2009 at 11:22 PM

hey!what do u mean by 1/2 cup or 1 stic of butter?which do i follow?

mycookinghut said...
June 1, 2009 at 8:24 AM

I love coconut and cashew.. need to try this!! I haven't tried your sponge cake.. but will soon since I have got a new kitchen gadget!!

~~louise~~ said...
June 1, 2009 at 9:05 AM

I'm sure it's this beautiful Long Island weather giving you that tropical feeling. Your cookies look yummy!!! I'll take mine with a Pina Colada and your coconut shrimp!!!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
June 1, 2009 at 12:10 PM

aiyooo...we both have same sense of cooking and baking eh?..too bad your hub don't like coconut,it's really good!!

1/2 cup or 1 stick butter is US measurement..It's 4 oz..

looking forward your cookies and sponge cake post soon!

how are you dear? which part of Long island you live? don't tell me you live near the beach..I have weakeness for sun and beach..
hmmmm I love pina colado too but wt Malibu RUM!! haha!

Kana said...
June 3, 2009 at 6:18 AM

This sounds rich and divine. Must try!!!

Penthouse gardening said...
July 7, 2013 at 11:23 PM

Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Jewel buangkok said...
July 7, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Wow, they look delicious!! Much thanks for sharing!

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.