Step 1: Ingredients
· 130g Plain Flour
· 65g Butter or Margarine
· ½ Teaspoon Salt
· ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
· 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
· 1 Teaspoon Almond Extract
· 65g Brown Sugar
· 40g Granulated Sugar
· 1 Large Egg
· 60g Macadamia Nuts
· 120g White Chocolate (60g as chunks, 60g as decoration)
· 300g Raspberries
Step 2: Mixing the Base Ingredients
Preheat oven to 150C/300F. Mix the baking soda, salt and flour. Separately, beat the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until mixed thoroughly, then add the bowel containing the flour mix and mix together until it is the consistency of bread crumbs.
Step 3: Mixing The Eggs and Extracts
Now In a bowel or jug, whisk the egg, vanilla and almond extract then pour into the mixture and combine them.
Step 4: Adding Chocolate and Nuts
Chop up the nuts to the desired size as well as the chocolate, then add them to the mixture and fold in the white chocolate chip chunks and macadamia nuts adding them bit at a time making sure they are covered and that it’s a good consistency.
Step 5: In the Oven Thay Go
Get a large baking tray and place a sheet of baking parchment upon it, spoon the mixture on to the tray leaving a sufficient space between the cookies for expansion.
Now place in the preheated oven and bake for around 12-14 minuets (bake by eye for best results) then when cooked place on wire tray to cool.
Step 6: Raspberry Puree and Piping it
To make the puree simply take a saucepan place the raspberries in and mash them and add sugar to remove the tartness if necessary. Reduce the mixture down until it is able to hold its shape when piped.