PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Mix flour, salt and baking soda; set aside. Beat shortening and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk, vanilla and coconut extract; mix well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate chunks, dried fruit and macadamias.
DROP tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE 11 to 13 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 1 min.; remove from baking sheet. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.