Marie B's Coconut Macadamia Nut Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by ckambic

This recipe was in the local newspaper submitted by Marie B. of PA. It was one of the new cookie recipes I tried for Christmas several years ago.It has been added to my annual list of cookies recipes to make! Yummy!

Top Review by Vicki 4

I doubled this recipe and had a problem with them not spreading (they cooked in lump formation). I added a few T butter-flavored shortening to the (very stiff) batter, and lightly pressed down on the dough balls before baking. Perfect! Delicious! Very much like a Mrs. Field's Coco-Mac cookie. Next time, I will try using only 2 cups of flour to see if this will improve the spread situation...if not, the shortening did the trick nicely. It's a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, sugars, and egg.
  3. Stir in the flour and baking soda.
  4. Dough will be very stiff.
  5. Stir in the coconut and nuts.
  6. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, drop dough onto parchment-lined baking sheets, about 2 inches apart because cookies will spread during baking.
  7. Bake until lightly browned, about 8-10 min.
  8. The centers should still be soft.
  9. Allow to cool 1 min.
  10. on the baking sheet, then remove and allow to cool completely.

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