Cookie Time! I finally had to give in to my family’s pleads for something sweet and decided to try something a little different. My dad’s favorite cookie is White Chocolate Macadamia, but his favorite candy is definitely Heath (and, by the way, I could not, for the life of me, keep him away from it while I was making these!); I decided, why not borrow a bit from both and make White Chocolate Heath Cookies?
These cookies turned out absolutely perfect. I know calling something “perfect” is a little much, but I honestly don’t know how else to describe them! The crunchy heath and the warm, gooey white chocolate just may be a match made in heaven (Who knew?). Plus, they have a nice crispy-ness to them while still being chewy.
Make them this holiday season. I promise you won’t be disappointed (and neither will your family or friends- in fact, don’t be surprised if you happen to make a few new buddies with these tasty treats!).
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 3/4 cup salted butter, melted
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 extra large egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups white chocolate chips (I used Ghirardelli)
- 2 cups Heath pieces
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
- Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
- Cream together the butter and sugars in the bowl of an electric mixer or with a hand-held mixer. Add in the whole egg and the vanilla and beat until combined; follow with the yolk and again beat until combined.
- Slowly add the flour mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
- Stir in the white chocolate and the heath.
- Scoop dough into 1-2 tablespoon-sized balls onto the baking sheet. Lightly press down on the cookies to flatten them ever-so-slightly.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges begin to turn golden. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing and setting on a wire rack to further cool.