White Chocolate Chunk-Macadamia Cookies

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 6 oz package white baking bars (cut into 1/4 to 1/2″ chunks)
1 3 1/2 oz jar macadamia nuts (coarsely chopped)

Heat oven to 350º. Beat sugars, butter, shortening, vanilla and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in white baking bar chunks and nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2″ apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 – 12 minutes or until light brown. Cool 1 – 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

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