White Chocolate Cashew Cookies

White chocolate cashew cookies recipe

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 27 mins
Servings: 36 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
159 Calories
10g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36
Amount per serving
Calories 159
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 2g
Calcium 21mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

White Chocolate Cashew Cookies are such a rich and indulgent cookie. You could use other nuts in this recipe, but we think cashews are rich and perfect, especially if you use salted cashews for a sweet and salty flavor.


  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cashews (chopped)
  • 1 (10-ounce) package white chocolate chips

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for white chocolate cashew cookies
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  2. In ​a large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, and sugar and beat well.

    Combine butter and sugar
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  3. Add eggs and beat well, then add vanilla extract.

    Add eggs
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  4. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and mix well. Stir in cashews and white chocolate chips.

    Add flour
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  5. Cover dough and chill for 1 to 4 hours.

    Cover dough
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  6. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 325 F.

  7. Drop dough by heaping teaspoons onto un-greased cookie sheets.

    Drop dough
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  8. Bake for 9 to 14 minutes or until the cookies are light golden brown around edges.

    Bake cookies
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  9. Let cool on cookie sheets for 3 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.

    Let cookies cool
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  10. Serve and enjoy!