These Christmas cookies won't last long! A favourite with adults and kids alike. 


  • 1 1/2 cups raw macadamias plus 12 raw macadamia halves for decorating

  • 1/3 cup golden caster sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking sheet with baking paper.

  • 2.

    Place the macadamias in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add the sugar and egg and process until the mixture comes together and forms a ball. 

  • 3.

    Pinch walnut-sized pieces off the dough ball and place on a baking sheet, 5cm apart. Press down slightly. Place a half macadamia in the middle of 12 cookies and arrange 5 chocolate chips on top of each of the remaining 12.

  • 4.

    Place on the centre oven shelf and bake for 10 minutes, until golden. Cool completely on wire racks and store in an airtight container.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (24 servings)

  • Energy 101kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 6g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 3mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Loaded with good fats, vitamins and minerals, macadamias add a nutritious boost to sweet and savory dishes and the creamy, buttery taste and velvet-like texture makes a tantalising treat for the taste buds too.

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