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Macadamia Nut Recipes

Updated on February 4, 2015

The Best Recipes With Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts are one of my favorite snacks and I love their nutty flavor, but did you know that macadamias are delicious when used in a variety of recipes? They are so good when added to muffins, cookies, tarts and savory dishes such as macadamia nut chicken or a salad with macadamias and pineapple.

Macadamia nuts are delicious and you will love the crunch and texture they give to so many dishes.

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Macadamia Nut Pancakes


Pancakes are so much fun to make with a variety of ingredients. I think nutty pancakes are the best. I love that little bit of crunch that nuts add to a fluffy pancake.

Batter Bowl for mixing Macadamia Nut Pancakes and other Breakfast Treats


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 4 tbls melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup roasted chopped macadamias
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  1. In a large bowl or batter bowl, stir together dry ingredients.
  2. Add liquid ingredients and stir until smooth.
  3. Fold in macadamias.
  4. Heat frying pan over medium head and grease with butter or cooking oil.
  5. Pour about a 1/4 cup of batter in pan and brown on both sides.
  6. Serve warm with butter and syrup.

Macadamia Nut Chicken - A tropical delight that everyone will love.


Chicken is a mainstay at my house and I can never get my hands on enough chicken recipes. This recipe for Macadamia Nut Chicken is just the dish to add a little variety when trying to figure out how to cook tonight's chicken. I like to serve with a rice/vegetable medley on the side.

Mauna Loa Macadamia Baking Pieces

Mauna Loa Macadamia Dry Roasted Baking Pieces, 6-Ounce bag
Mauna Loa Macadamia Dry Roasted Baking Pieces, 6-Ounce bag

Ready to use, chopped and roasted macadamia nuts. Inclues 4 six ounce bags that are vacuum sealed for the ultimate in freshness.



  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbls brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup finely chopped macadamias
  • 1 jar mango or peach salsa


  1. Combine first five ingredients in a zipper bag, add chicken.
  2. Marinate for 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400F and prepare baking sheet with cooking spray.
  4. Remove chicken and discard marinade.
  5. Dredge chicken in flour, then eggs, then macadamias.
  6. Place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until done.
  8. Serve with salsa.

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Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Salad

Fresh Salad Greens (like these) will make this salad irresistible.
Fresh Salad Greens (like these) will make this salad irresistible. | Source

I'll take a fresh salad with a good salad dressing any day of the week. I love all of the ingredients in this Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Salad and how well they blend with the dressing. Add grilled chicken or fish for a fabulous main dish.

Serves 4.

Mauna Loa Macadamias, Dry Roasted with Sea Salt, 11-oz.
Mauna Loa Macadamias, Dry Roasted with Sea Salt, 11-oz.

So good for snacking and a nice touch to put out for company.



  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbls honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 10 oz. bag salad greens, of your choice
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 red onion sliced thin
  • 1 cup chopped toasted macadamias
  • 1 tbls toasted sesame seeds


  1. Combine pineapple juice, vinegar, olive oil, honey and salt/pepper in a salad dressing shaker or lidded container.
  2. Shake until mixture is well blended.
  3. Arrange remaining ingredients in a salad bowl or on plates (except for sesame seeds).
  4. Drizzle with dressing.
  5. Top with sesame seeds.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 

      3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      YUM! Pinning this especially for that chicken recipe - my hubby made an amazing chicken dinner tonight, this recipe sounds good too!

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      Rose Jones 

      5 years ago

      Delicious nut - really my favorite. Yummy.

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      Mary Norton 

      5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I wish I can get macadamia s here in Hanoi.

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      5 years ago

      I've never really thought about cooking with macadamias. Thanks for the recipes.

    • Camden1 profile image


      5 years ago

      I've never used macadamia nuts in cooking, but I really want to try the white chocolate macadamia nut brownies!


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