• Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Sift flour, powder, soda, salt, nutmeg into bowl.

  • On medium-high, beat butter in bowl until creamy. Add sugars and mashed banana; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in vanilla.

  • On low, beat in flour mixture. Stir in chips, coconut, chopped pineapple and macadamia nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake in 375 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool cookies on sheet on wire rack for 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool completely. Makes about 4 dozen.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; 5 g total fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 52 mg sodium. 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein;