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  1. Ingredients: 3/4 (1-1/2 sticks) cup butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups unsilfted all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3 1/4 ounces macadamia nuts (about 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups) chocolate kisses candy

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  1. Preparation: In food processor, finely grind macadamia nuts to a semi-paste. You should end up with about 1/2 cup. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats . Cream butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar with electric mixer until smooth and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract ; beat well. Mix flour, baking powder , salt until combined. Add flour mixture and ground macadamia nuts to creamed butter and sugar. Mix until blended. Form 1-inch balls of dough and press a chocolate candy kiss into the center of each, taking care that the chocolate candy kiss is completely covered and enclosed. Bake 12 minutes lined cookie sheet. Do not over-bake. Cool on wire racks. Serve as is. You may also frost with icing or top with powdered sugar. Yield: 3 to 4 dozen


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