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guava white chocolate cookies
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5 from 4 votes

Guava White Chocolate Cookies

cookies filled with white chocolate and guava paste chunks
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Cari

Ingredients

  • 1 cup room temperature salted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 14 oz package of guava paste cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 cup of white chocolate chunks

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cornstarch, and salt together then set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the butter, oil, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together until no sugar lumps remain.
  • To the sugar mixture, add in the eggs and vanilla. Mix until combined.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the bowl with wet ingredients. Gently mix until combined.
  • In a separate medium bowl, place your cubed guava paste and dust with about ¼ cup of flour. Make sure to coat all sides of the guava cubes in flour to make is easier to fold the cubes into your cookie dough.
  • Pour the cubed guava and flour into a strainer and sift out all excess flour.
  • Fold in the white chocolate and flour coated guava paste into the dough.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out the dough and place them on the prepared baking sheets. Leave about 2 inches of space between the cookies
  • Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Allow to cool before serving and enjoy!

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Notes

If you're baking these cookies using frozen dough, bake for 15 minutes. 
If you'd like smaller cookies, use a melon-baller or tablespoon and bake for 7-9 minutes.
Once baked, you can store them in an airtight container for upto 4 days. 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg