1 cup butter or margarine, soften
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 pkg. (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 pkg. (10-12 oz.) vanilla or white chips
2 jars (3 1/4 oz. ea.) macadamia nuts, chopped
1/2 cup finely crushed peanut brittle
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, dry pudding mix, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips, nuts and peanut brittle.
Drop by rounded spoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Makes 5 1/2 Dozen