Macadamia & Irish Cream Drop Cookies Recipe

Macadamia & Irish Cream Cookies

This delicately flavored drop cookie is perfect served with coffee to impromptu guests.

30 min.prep time 1:25total time
4 dozen cookies
151 Rating

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur*
1/4 teaspoon rum extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (3.25-ounce) jar macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped

Glaze

1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur**

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Combine brown sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add half & half, 1/4 cup liqueur and rum extract; beat until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in nuts.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons liqueur in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

*Substitute 2 tablespoons Irish cream coffee flavoring syrup and 2 tablespoons half & half.

**Substitute 1 tablespoon Irish cream coffee flavoring syrup and 1 tablespoon half & half.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 70

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 35mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: <1g

Recipe #11264©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I added some white chocolate chips to this recipe & they paired very well with the macadamia nuts. Delicious!

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