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These melt-in-your mouth cookies are way better than their store-bought counterparts.

Source: Everyday Food, April 2009
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Cook's Notes

For best results, line cookie sheets with parchment prior to baking.

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  • mmsuperman56
    21 MAY, 2018
    First time I made this recipe, the cookies ran alot and were thin, hard to get off cookie sheet. I made them again and added more flour, one half cup and my vanilla was 2 teaspoons and salt was 3/8 of teaspoon. They looked more like the picture of your cookies.
  • alanemax1
    22 DEC, 2017
    It's the perfect cookie recipe. I wouldn't change anything except to double the recipe, they disappear as fast as I make them
  • consommation
    7 FEB, 2014
    Hello Martha. Thanks for sharing with us this wonderfull recipes. I really appreciated, and this recipe looks really amazing and delicious. Again, i give you thanks. recette macaron
  • consommation
    2 FEB, 2014
    Great article and recipes. I have really appreciated. And your tips line cookie sheets with parchment prior to baking is really great. Thanks. credit consommation
  • aldenhouse
    5 JAN, 2014
    Absolute favorite! Quick prep, great taste. Triple the batch, they don't last long. Thanks Martha!
  • olivbrain
    6 OCT, 2013
    I enjoyed this recipe, it really was fantastic.. My kids LOVED it and my husband could't get enough. Thank you so much for making my family happy. Regards Cliquez sur Lien
  • Emma1407
    11 MAY, 2013
    Having just made the recipe, I found that the cookies spread quite a bit, which ended up making the edges a bit crusty. This may be the heat I am working in though- my apartment is like a sauna at the moment! Lovely buttery taste, but cookies are a bit too hard for my liking. Trying again with refrigerated dough tomorrow, to see if there's a difference!
  • dreamrentalshawaii
    13 OCT, 2012
    I enjoyed this recipe! Being a guy who doesn't cook meals like this often, I did find it pretty easy. I used farm fresh Hawaii Macadamia Nuts from a local farm here in Hawaii, and other fresh ingredients. Great post, and great recipe! Mahalo.
  • Hannah Skowronski
    9 OCT, 2012
    Martha these were amazing! i have gone nut crazy, here is another gem of a recipe i have found, great at bake sales and party's!
  • Hannah Skowronski
    9 OCT, 2012
    Martha these were amazing! i have gone nut crazy, here is another gem of a recipe i have found, great at bake sales and party's!

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