When caught up in the Holiday-Baking-Frenzy, we all get tired of the labor-intensive decorated cookies and need a few basic-yet-delicious recipes.
These drop cookies are prepared in a few minutes and bake to a crunchy but soft delight. Martha did it again..
Flourless Chocolate-Macadamia Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
- Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
- Yield Makes 14
- 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
- 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups chopped salted macadamia nuts
- 4 large egg whites, room temperature
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Whisk together confectioners’ sugar, cocoa, and salt. Stir in chocolate and nuts. Add egg whites; stir until just incorporated.
- Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls, 3 inches apart, onto 2 parchment-lined rimmed baking sheets. Bake until cookie tops are dry and crackled, 22 to 25 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through. Transfer baking sheets to wire racks; let cookies cool completely.
Cookies can stored in an airtight container 3 days.