Better than Sex Cookies

Better than Sex Cookies

43 Reviews 7 Pics
Mike Warot
Recipe by  Mike Warot

“Here is a recipe for some very good cookies. These cookies were once described as 'better than sex' by a platonic female friend.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 dozen



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat until light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually blend into butter mixture.
  4. Stir in vanilla chips, and macadamia nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 9 minutes. (Do not overbake; cookies will be soft. They will puff while baking; flatten upon cooling.) Cool slightly, remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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Well...These were a good cookie. However, I had to make 2 batches. The 1st batch followed it to a T and my cookies were slightly flat and needed a little something, but couldn't put my finger on it. Went back and looked at some other reviews and made the 2nd batch. I took the white sugar decreased it to 1 1/2 cups and added 1/2 brown sugar. I increased the vanilla extract to 1 1/2 tsp, increased the flour to 3 cups and used 12 oz white chips(works out to 1 3/4 cup--one bag) and 6 oz Macadamia baking pieces dry roasted. I didn't see the need to measure out 4 oz---I like nuts so I used the whole bag. With these adjustments, I got a nice flavorful cookie as I think was intended, and still slightly soft in the middle...I have a gas oven so 8 1/2 to 9 minutes was just perfect. Even though the first batch was decent, the 2nd batch was excellent..I couldn't rate this a bad recipe at all just some minor help. Will make this again with the adjustments.



My family really enjoyed these cookies. I was a little disappointed only because they flatten out so much.

Barbara Jane

Barbara Jane

This is the tastiest basic cookie recipe I have found. You can add a variety of ingredients to this to make different cookies for ex. choc. chips, nuts, dried fruits, or just sprinkle with colored sugar. You can follow this recipe exactly as it is, no improvements necessary. You won't be disappointed!

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Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 314 cal
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs
  • 37.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 197 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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