On Line Cookbook

Macadamia Lace Cookies

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:2-3 dozen

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) light corn syrup
  • 1 cup (225 ml) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) finely chopped Macadamia nuts
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees (200 C.).
  • Combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in small saucepan.
  • Cook, stirring, over medium heat until sugar disolves and mixture begins to bubble.
  • Remove from heat continuing to stir well, gradually beat in flour and add nuts.
  • Keep batter warm by setting saucepan in larger pan with 2 inches of barely simmering water.
  • Drop batter by tsp full about three inches apart on greased baking sheet.
  • Allow plenty of room for cookies to spread.
  • Bake until edges are golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • If you want to leave the cookies round, allow to cool on sheet until firm.
  • If you want to shape by folding or twisting, let cool until firm enough to handle but still soft enough to curl, less than a minute.
  • Transfer to rack to cool and store in an airtight container.