Looking to make a bite-size dark chocolate treat? Break out the muffin tin for this Macadamia Nut Cookie Cups recipe starring HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips and crunchy macadamia nuts. We adore macadamia nuts in desserts because of their buttery and rich flavor that pairs well with dark chocolate — and of course, their undeniable crunch that gives fantastic texture to baked goods. Finish these Macadamia Nut Cookie Cups with a sprinkle of sweet coconut flakes.
Dark chocolate and macadamia nuts are a perfect flavor pair. Make these HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chips and Macadamia Pieces Cookies while you've got your ingredients ready.
Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl until well blended. Gradually add flour and sugar, beating until blended. If necessary, cover and refrigerate dough until easy to handle.
Divide dough into 5 equal parts. Shaped each part into 12 smooth balls. Place each ball in small muffin cup (1-3/4 inches in diameter); press evenly on bottom and up side of each cup.
Heat oven to 375°F. Stir together chocolate chips, coconut and macadamia pieces; divide evenly into prepared cups. Beat eggs in small bowl. Add sweetened condensed milk, corn syrup, vanilla, coconut extract and salt; mix well. Evenly divide milk mixture into the cups.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until tops are puffed and turn light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Remove from pan using small metal spatula or sharp knife. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
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