|rolled oats: 1/2 cup|
|all-purpose flour (unsifted): 2 1/4 cups|
|baking soda: 1 1/2 tsp|
|salt: 1 tsp|
|ground cinnamon: 1/4 tsp|
|unsalted butter: 1 cup|
|light brown sugar (packed): 3/4 cup|
|granulated sugar: 3/4 cup|
|vanilla extract: 1 1/2 tsp|
|lemon juice: 1/2 tsp|
|semisweet chocolate chips (chips): 3 cups|
|macadamia nuts (whole): 1 1/2 cups|
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grind oats in a food processor or blender until ground fine.
Combine ground oats with flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
In a separate bowl combine the butter, sugars, vanilla and lemon juice and mix with mixer until combined.
Add the eggs and mix until smooth and creamy.
Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and blend well.
Add the chocolate chips and macadamia nuts to the dough and mix by hand until ingredients are well mixed.
Spoon rounded 1/4 cups full (yes, 1/4 cups!) onto ungreased, nonstick cookie sheet.
Place scoops of dough 2" apart (you don't need to press dough flat).
Bake 16-18 minutes or until cookies are light brown and soft in the middle.
Store in sealed container to keep soft.
(for best results chill dough overnight).