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       Title: Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Bites
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
     1/2 c  Softened butter
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 tb Vanilla extract
     1/8 ts Salt
       1    5 oz who  macadamia nuts
     1/4 c  Semi sweet chocolate chips
       1 ts Shortening
       1 lg Egg
   1 1/2 c  All purpose flour
      Preheat oven to 350F.  In a large mixer bowl at low speed, beat butter
   and sugar until blended.  Increase speed to medium-high, beat until fluffy.
   Beat in egg and vanilla.
    Beat in flour and salt. Shape 1 ts of dough around each Macadamia nut.
   Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden
   around base of each cookie. Cool on wire racks.
      In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening.
   Drizzle over cookies. Store in a tightly covered container. Yields 5-1/2