Chocolate Chip Macadamia Crunch Cookies
Chocolate Chip Macadamia Crunch Cookies recipe
milk chocolate chips
With an electric mixer, beat shortening, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla and buttermilk for 3 to 5 minutes until very light and fluffy.
In a separate bowl, mix the flour, oatmeal, baking soda and salt.
By hand, add the shortening mixture and stir well.
Add chocolate chips and nuts and stir by hand.
Refrigerate for at least a half hour until the dough is firm.
Drop dough by the tablespoon, about 2" apart, onto a greased insulated cookie sheet.
Bake in a preheated 325F oven for 16 to 18 minutes until the cookies are a light golden brown.
Cool cookies on baking sheet for a minute and then remove to cooling rack.