Macadamia Nut Macaroons


Coconuts and macadamia nuts flavor these crisp macaroon cookies.

Macadamia Nut Macaroons
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 cup flaked coconut

  • ¾ cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

  • cup sugar

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Powdered Sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In a large bowl, combine coconut, macadamia nuts, sugar, flour, and salt. Stir in egg whites, lemon peel, and lemon juice.

  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Makes about 30 cookies.


Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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