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Macadamia and lemon cookies

These easy to make cookies are great to make with kids and taste great.
Course Snack
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Kid Friendly Recipe
Skill level Easy


  • 125 g unsalted butter softened
  • 0.5 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon rind finely grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1.25 cups self raising flour
  • 3/4 cup raw macadamias chopped


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.  Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Using electric beaters, beat butter, caster sugar and lemon rind in a large bowl until light and creamy.  Add egg and continue beating until fully combined.  Mix through flour and macadamias.
  • Roll a tablespoon of mixture into a rough ball and place on baking tray, press down slightly to flatten. Continue with remainder of mixture.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.


TIP:  Substitute lemon rind for 1 teaspoon of ground ginger or ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon for a macadamia spice flavoured cookie.


Calories: 2633kcalCarbohydrates: 228gProtein: 33gFat: 184gSaturated Fat: 78gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 87gTrans Fat: 4gCholesterol: 432mgSodium: 86mgPotassium: 622mgFiber: 13gSugar: 105gVitamin A: 3365IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 167mgIron: 6mg

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