April Simpson’s White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

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1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup packed light brown sugar
½ cup white sugar
2 eggs
½ tsp vanilla extract
½ almond extract
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
1 cup white chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, on at a time, then stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the macadamia nuts and white chocolate. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 minutes in oven, or until golden brown.

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