White Chocolate Cherry Chippers

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 hr

I saw Paula Deen makes these cookies on TV and went right out and bought the ingredients to whip up a batch. I modified the recipe slightly by using Maraschino Cherries instead of candied cherries and doubled the quantity. I tend to make my cookies a little smaller so this recipe yielded about 72 cookies.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Drain maraschino cherries and quarter each one.
  3. Place cherries in a colander and let drain while making cookie dough.
  4. Cream butter and sugars together in electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, vanilla, milk, salt and baking soda and beat until just combined.
  6. Add macadamia nuts and white chocolate and mix until just combined.
  7. Slowly add flour mixing only until just combined.
  8. While in colander gently blot cherries with paper towel trying to remove as much liquid as possible.
  9. Remove bowl from mixer and by hand gently stir cherries into dough stirring only to blend.
  10. Drop by heaping tablespoons 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet or a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  11. Bake approximately 11 to 13 minutes.
  12. Cool on wire rack.
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I too saw paula deen make these cookies, so I had to try them....oh my god, they are so good!! Hershey's makes white chocolate chips with macadamia nuts in them, so I just bought that bag, but other than that, I followed your recipe....i will be making these again!!