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HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chips and Macadamia Pieces Cookies


2 hours
Skill Level
42 cookies

Add the amazing flavor of dark chocolate macadamia nut cookies to your dessert menu. Macadamia nuts pair perfectly with HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips. Serve at your next dinner party for a super simple treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 6 Tbsps
    butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup
    shortening butter flavored
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1/2 cup
    macadamia nut baking pieces

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
bowl bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F.


Beat butter and shortening in large bowl until well blended. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; beat thoroughly. Add egg and vanilla, beating until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and macadamia nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Chocolate Cookie Variation:

Decrease flour to 1 cup; add 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa.

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