1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1/2 cup white vanilla chips
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine sugar, butter and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour; mix well. Stir in vanilla chips and nuts. (Dough will be sticky.)
With lightly floured hands, shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 2-inch logs. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are firm to the touch. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool 5 minutes or until completely cooled. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.