In large bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla extract together.
Slowly stir in flour until well blended. Add coarsely chopped macadamia nuts.
On wax paper shape cookie dough into a roll approximately two inches
in diameter. Roll wax paper around dough then wrap the roll in aluminum
Place in refrigerator, chilling at least 2 hours or more.
Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
Remove chilled cookie dough and cut roll into slices between 1/4
and 1/2 inch thick. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for
approximately 20 minutes or until they turn golden brown around the edges.
While cookies cool on a wire rack, pour 1/4 cup finely chopped macadamia
nuts into small bowl.
Melt chocolate chips in a bowl in microwave.
Add shortening to warm, melted chocolate chips, blending well.
one end of each cookie into chocolate, then into the finely chopped
macadamia nuts and place on wax paper.
Refrigerate cookies until chocolate hardens. Store in cool place.