Macadamia Nut Butter Cookies

by , September 9, 2017
macadamia nut cookies
Photo by Diana Rattray

Finely chopped nuts coat these delicious little butter cookies. Macadamia nuts are called for, but feel free to substitute almonds, pecans, walnuts, or hazelnuts.

Related: Almond Crescent Cookies

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes



  1. Preheat the oven to 325 F.
  2. Lightly grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  3. Sift flour, sugar, and salt together; work in butter and vanilla. Add 3/4 cup of finely chopped nuts; mix well.
  4. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls.
  5. Roll the cookies in the remaining nuts and place on the prepared baking sheets. Alternatively, roll half of the cookies in nuts and leave half plain; roll plain cookies in powdered sugar when they have cooled.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned on the bottoms.

48 servings.


See Also
Butter Pecan Snowball Cookies
Pecan Crescent Cookies

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