All About Macadamia Nuts
Learn all about macadamia nuts, how to store them, and cooking tips before trying one of the many macadamia recipes.
Banana Macadamia Nut Bread Recipe
Traditional banana bread gets tropical flair from macadamia nuts. This quick bread is easy to make. Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts for the macadamias.
Cherry Garcia Cookies Recipe
Inspired by the famous ice cream, these buttery cookies are loaded with cherries, chocolate, and optional macadamia nuts. To kick these up a notch for adults, try soaking the dried cherries in cherry liqueur overnight before draining and continuing with the recipe. Moist, delicious, and bursting with flavor in every bite, these cookies are sure to make your 10 best cookies list.
Chewy Coconut Macadamia Bars Recipe
Coconut and macadamia nuts are a delicious combination in these easy shortbread bar cookies. May be frozen up to 3 weeks, so feel free to make them well in advance of your need or freeze half for another time.
Chile Macadamia Brittle Recipe
Chile pepper flakes give an intriguing spiciness to sweet macadamia nut brittle. This is an addictive candy that is quite easy to make with just a few ingredients.
Chocolate Graham Toffee Bark Recipe
These delicious toffee candies start with plain graham crackers and are topped with chocolate and macadamia nuts. They make a fabulous fast and easy gift from the kitchen for any occasion. For a variation, use a combination of graham crackers and butter crackers, and substitute dark chocolate and honey-roasted peanuts for extra decadence.
Chocolate Nut Banana Cream Cake Recipe
This cake is moist and full of banana flavor. If you don't want to use nuts or chocolate chips, this cake is just as good without them. The icing is also optional or you can simply sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Chocolate Nut Butter Brickle Recipe
This candy is fast and easy. Great for gifts and tasty enough to compete with the gourmet candy store.
Chunky Cream Cheese and Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe
Macadamia nuts are the stars of these easy chunky cookies enriched with cream cheese. Plan additional time to refrigerate dough at least 1 hour or overnight.
Coconut Macadamia Pound Cake Recipe
Toast the coconut and macadamia nuts yourself to add flavor and depth to this rum-glazed Bundt cake. You may omit the rum and make a simple sugar glaze, if need be.
Coconut Macadamia Shortbread Recipe
A food processor makes quick work of shortbread cookie wedges made with macadamia nuts and coconut.
Coconut Macadamia Truffles Recipe
Macadamia nuts, white chocolate, and rum combine in these truffle candies that are rolled in coconut. They are extremely easy to make.
Dalmatian Bars Recipe
Delicious bar cookies are named for dalmatian dogs because they use both chocolate and white chocolate. Other nuts may be substituted for the macadamia nuts, if you wish, or just throw in more chocolate chips.
Fresh Fish Fillets with Macadamia Butter Recipe
Fast and easy macadamia nut butter makes a delicious topping for mild fish such as sole, flounder, orange roughy, and tilapia.
Key Lime White Chocolate Coolers Recipe
Key Lime and white chocolate make an amazing combination that is refreshingly cool, no matter the season. This variation of meltaway cookies is perfect for kitchen gifts and ships well. Macadamia nuts are optional.
Lime and Macadamia Tart Recipe
Imagine a lime custard pie with the addition of macadamia nuts and you have tropical heaven in a simple tart. Plan ahead to refrigerate the pie dough for at least 1 hour.
Mac-Nut Candy Recipe
Low carb candies are made from macadamia nuts, coconut, and chocolate syrup with no cooking or baking necessary.
Macadamia Almond Brittle Recipe
Make this delicious nutty brittle a couple of days in advance. It tastes even more buttery as it sits. You may also substitute peanuts for the almonds and macadamia nuts.
Macadamia and Ginger Stuffing Recipe
Macadamia nuts and water chestnuts give crunch to stuffing loaded with sausage and flavored with ginger and shallots. This stuffing is baked as a separate side dish and may be conveniently made a day in advance.
Macadamia Banana Cream Pie Recipe
Custard and bananas are poured into a spectacular crust of macadamia nuts and coconut for a show-stopping pie. The crust is oven-baked but the filling is made on the stove-top. Make this the day before you need it due to the necessary refrigeration time required between steps. It is actually a very easy pie to make and makes an impressive presentation.
Macadamia Cheese Souffle Recipe
Souffles are really not difficult to make. Do not be apprehensive about the length of the instructions. They are explicit, but easy. Try this one with Gruyere cheese and macadamia nuts, and then try the variations. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Macadamia Nut Chocolate Kisses Recipe
Bite into these little macadamia nut cookies and get a mouthful of chocolate.
Macadamia Nut Coconut Bars Recipe
Two-layer bar cookies have a brown sugar bottom with a coconut and macadamia nut topping. Do not be discouraged by the long instructions. These are quite easy to make. The instructions are lengthy and explicit to encourage new cooks.
Macadamia Nut Cream Pie Recipe
Macadamia nuts give a bit of tropical flair and crunch to basic custard pie. The filling is made on the stove-top, so the only baking needed is the pie shell. Cut time by using a pre-made, store-bought pastry shell or make your own.
Macadamia Parmesan Sole Recipe
Sole is a mild, bland fish, but not so with this easy macadamia and Parmesan cheese coating. It is quickly baked in the oven, so you can have this entree on the table in less than 30 minutes. Try this method with other mild whitefish like tilapia or flounder.
Macadamia Pie Recipe
Baked custard pie is enriched with the crunch of tropical macadamia nuts. This pie goes together quickly and is baked in the oven.
Macadamia Wafers Recipe
These easy thin wafer cookies begin with ground toasted macadamia nuts. You can toast your own macadamia nuts at 375 F for 5 to 10 minutes, but watch them closely. Let cool before grinding in a food processor.
Macadamia White Chocolate Shortbread Recipe
Add a few ingredients to macadamia nuts and white chocolate and you have delicious shortbread bar cookies. The food processor makes quick work of these cookies, but you may also make them using a pastry blender.
Macadamia-Crusted Halibut Recipe
Ground macadamia nuts make a fabulous coating for mild halibut fillets baked in the oven and finished with chopped cilantro. Cod or other thick firm-fleshed whitefish may be substituted for the halibut.
Maple Coconut Cookies Recipe
These chewy cookies are flavored with maple syrup and coconut, plus macadamia nuts for crunch. You may substitute other nuts or double up on the coconut. If you are feeling decadent, add some white chocolate chips.
Mushroom Macadamia Tart Recipe
A simple mushroom, shallots, ground macadamias, and egg custard is baked as a shallow tart and finished with macadamia nuts. The instructions may appear long and daunting, but they are merely highly descriptive. This is quite easy to make using pre-made pie crusts. However, do feel free to use your own pie crust recipe, if you wish. It may be served hot, warm, or at room temperature.
Nut Crusted Pork Tenderloin Recipe
A nut coating holds in the moisture for this pork tenderloin dish served with sweet red peppers, snow peas, and a mango sauce. Use your favorite nut such as macadamias, pecans, hazelnuts, walnuts, or a combination.
Peanut Butter Macadamia Brownie Crispies Recipe
Chocolate, peanut butter, macadamia nuts, and marshmallows in a decadent brownie. What more could you want? You may wish to cut these cookie bars smaller than usual, because they are quite rich and decadent, almost like eating a candy bar. Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts such as peanuts or cashews.
Pineapple Macadamia Nut Bread Recipe
Pineapple and macadamia nuts shine in a fast and easy quick bread that may also be made into muffins. Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts for the macadamias.
Strawberry Macadamia Nut Muffins Recipe
Strawberries and macadamia nuts marry beautifully in these easy and quick muffins.
Sweet Crunchy Nuts Recipe
Put these candied toffee nuts in a decorative tin to give for Christmas presents or for any other holiday. You can use just about any type of nut including peanuts, cashews, pecans, walnuts, macadamia nuts, and almonds or try a mixture of different nuts. They are so easy to make, but so tasty!
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies Recipe
Don't waste money on the expensive commercial version of this cookie. Make your own at home. You can use a food processor to chop the macadamia nuts, but pulse carefully. If you chop them too finely, the cookies will be mealy.