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Macadamia Valentine kisses

With just 4 ingredients, these kisses are the perfect treat to impress a loved one at short notice. They make a beautiful Valentine’s Day gift – simply bake and present in pretty packaging – guaranteed to please!
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Servings 24
Course Snack
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Celebrations
Skill level Easy

Ingredients
  

  • 80 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar 75g
  • 1/2 cup macadamias
  • 2 tbsp macadamias finely chopped, extra
  • 1/2 cup plain flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking sheet with baking paper. Make a buttercream mixture by combining butter and icing sugar in a bowl and beating with an electric mixer until pale. Remove 2 tablespoons of mixture from the bowl and reserve for the filling.
  • Combine ½ cup of macadamias and the flour in the bowl of a food processor and process until you have achieved a fine flour. Do not over-process or the mixture will stick together. Stir thoroughly into the buttercream mixture.
  • Place the mixture in a piping bag with a star shaped nozzle and pipe small 1cm round kisses onto the prepared tray. Bake for 7-9 minutes until still pale but just turning golden on the bottom. Allow to cool on the tray for 5 minutes before carefully removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, stir the extra finely chopped macadamias into the reserved buttercream mixture. Place in a clean piping bag with a plain nozzle and pipe a small amount onto the base of half the biscuits, sandwiching together with another biscuit as you go along. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Nutrition

Calories: 69kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 1mgPotassium: 17mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 83IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg

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