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12 Best Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipes You Will Love

Loved for their sugary and creamy flavor, macadamia nuts originate from Australia and are commercially produced in Hawaii.

While they can be enjoyed on their own as a yummy snack, macadamia nuts are most commonly used to elevate all types of different cookies, including chocolate and vanilla.

12 Best Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipes You Will Love

If you’re in the mood for some macadamia cookies and you want to try your hand at preparing some at home – then rest assured that you’ve come to the right place.

In this guide, we’re going to be talking you through the best macadamia nut cookie recipes there are. Just keep on reading!

1. Super Chunk White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe by Sally’s Baking Recipes

Are you a cookie lover that loves nothing more than a soft, oozing center?

If you answered yes to that question, then you’re certainly going to want to make sure that you try out this recipe next time you’re in the mood for a macadamia nut cookie!

Unlike some of the other cookie recipes that we’re going to be talking you through on this list, this recipe stands out from the others because they are made in a style that will ensure they have extra soft and chewy centers that will feel as though they’re melting in your mouth.


2. White Macadamia Nut Cookies by Allrecipes

In the mood to prepare a classic batch of macadamia nut cookies? If you are, then you don’t need to look any further than this white macadamia nut cookie recipe by Allrecipes!

These delicious cookies will take you just 15 minutes to prepare so they’re ideal for those who don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to baking in the kotche, and will taste as good as the ones that you get from your favorite bakery or coffee shop!

3. White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Chewy Cookies by BBC Good Food

If you have a sweet tooth and also just so happen to be a big fan of macadamia nuts, then trust us when we say that you simply have to try out this delicious white chocolate and macadamia nut cookies recipe!

This recipe is sure to satisfy all of your cookie cravings and the best part? This recipe will allow you to prepare a batch of 20 cookies in just 20 minutes. You simply have to try it!

4. Brown Butter Macadamia Nut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies by I Am Food Blog

Not an overly big fan of white chocolate? No problem.

Even though white chocolate chips or chunks are commonly paired with macadamia nuts when making cookies, you can also make your macadamia nut cookies with dark chocolate, too.

This recipe is one that we especially love because it will show you how to place the dark chocolate chip cookies in the dough so that they “pool” out and spread across the middle to make it extra chewy and delicious. 

5. Vegan White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies by The Big Man’s World

If you’re a vegan or you’re going to be preparing some yummy macadamia nut cookies for someone who is, then this is a great recipe to try.

These macadamia nut cookies are chewy, soft and packed with vegan white chocolate for an extra dose of deliciousness.

Oh, and did we mention that you’ll be able to prepare these in less than 12 minutes? Give them a try if you’d like to make your macadamia cookies free from dairy. 

6. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies by Taste of Home

Are you on the search for a recipe that isn’t going to require a million steps and a multitude of ingredients?

If you are, then we think that this recipe by Taste of Home will quickly biome a go-to favorite in your kitchen!

Requiring just a few basic ingredients, this recipe will take just 15 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes to bake – so this truly is the ideal recipe for anyone that doesn’t have a lot of time in their busy schedule to dedicate to baking.

7. White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies with Macadamia Nuts by The Pypers Kitchen 

We just had to include this totally delicious recipe on this list!

Regardless of whether you’re baking for a special occasion or you’re simply in the mood for some warm and melting macadamia cookies – we think that this recipe from The Pypers Kitchen will swiftly become a favorite.

Unlike some of the other recipes that we have shared on this list, this recipe stands apart from the rest because it contains a delicious addition of raspberries which compliment the sweetness of the white chocolate and the creaminess of the macadamia nuts just perfectly. 

8. Keto Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe by My Keto Kitchen

If you currently follow a keto diet and you’re in need of a keto-friendly snack that’s going to be totally delicious and satisfying, then we think that you’ll love trying out this recipe by My Keto Kitchen. 

They’re keto-friendly and are made in bulk, which means that one batch will last you all the way from morning runs to afternoon pick-me-ups.

Plus, even if you aren’t someone who follows a keto diet, these cookies are still a great option to go for because they are low calories yet still delicious.

This makes them a healthier alternative to some of the other macadamia cookies that we have listed here.

9. White Macadamia Nut Cookies by Preppy Kitchen

Another awesome “traditional” macadamia nut cookie recipe is this one by Preppy Kitchen.

If you’re a big fan of the cookies that you can get from fast food chains such as Subway, then this is a great recipe to try next.

They’re easy to prepare, don’t require a lot of time to bake and are absolutely melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

Trust us, if you’re a fan of classic macadamia nut cookies, this recipe is simply sure to become your new go-to favorite.

10. Pistachio, White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Cookies by Rosanna ETC

If you’re someone that enjoys your cookies to be packed full of flavor and crunch, then we reckon you’ll love preparing this recipe next time you’re in the mood for macadamia cookies!

We love this particular recipe because it combines a mixture of a variety of delicious toppings including white chocolate, pistachio and, of course, a delicious sprinkling of macadamia nuts. 

We also really like the way that this recipe is presented.

Despite the fact that it includes a variety of different ingredients, the instructions are provided in such a way that it doesn’t feel confusing or complicated.

Regardless of whether you’ve got a party that you’re entertaining or you’re simply in the mood for a treat, these pistachio, white chocolate and macadamia nut cookies are simply sure to be a hit!

11. Toasted Macadamia Sprinkle Cookies

These cookies will taste just as delicious as they sound!

The perfect baked treat to make when you’re in the mood for an indulgent snack, these toasted macadamia sprinkle cookies combine a blend of marshmallows, rainbow sprinkles and, of course, a hearty helping of macadamia nuts sprinkled over the top.

If all that hasn’t hooked you, you also have the option of adding a drizzle of white chocolate over top to really complete these cookies. If you’ve got a sugar craving – these cookies won’t disappoint. 

12. Banana Macadamia Nut Cookies

Last but certainly not least, the final recipe that we have to share with you is this yummy recipe: banana macadamia nut cookies!

If you’re someone who loves the creamy taste of bananas and the creamy taste of macadamia, we think that these cookies might very well become your new favorite.

This recipe combines banana cream with white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts and brown sugar for a taste experience that will keep you coming for more, time and time again. 

It’s also worth noting that this recipe requires very little knowledge of baking, so don’t worry if you’re not a professional! The recipe is super easy to follow and only uses a few ingredients to make the process quick and simple. 

Final Thoughts

All in all? We think that we can all agree that macadamia nut cookies are pretty delicious.

Still, they can be a little on the pricey side if you purchase them from a bakery or cafe, which is why we hope that this guide has been able to give you some inspiration on which macadamia nut cookies recipe to try your hand at first. 

Even if you might not be the best baker, we have made sure to include a wide variety of different delicious cookie options to choose from on this list that are ideal for bakers of all levels.

So, even if you might not have a whole lot of baking experience, you should find that you are able to bake up some delicious macadamia nut cookies in no time at all. Thanks for reading, and goodbye for now!

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