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Super simple: our best ‘3 ingredient’ recipes

Keep it simple during the end of year silly season with these scrumptious ‘3 ingredient’ macadamia recipes!

With the end of the school year fast approaching and Christmas events starting to ramp up, things can get a little hectic in November and December. So it’s good to have some simple but delicious recipes on hand to help you through. These 3 ingredient ideas are all perfect for this crazy time of year.

Less ingredients means less time shopping and cooking and more time with friends and family. But just because they are simple doesn’t mean they aren’t absolutely delicious!

Smoked trout and macadamia spread
Smoked trout and macadamia spread

Smoked trout and macadamia spread

Smoked trout, macadamias and lemon juice combine in this recipe that is perfectly suited to the upcoming entertaining season. Simply place all ingredients in a food processor and process to combine. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container and serve with bread and pickles. It couldn’t be easier.

3 ingredient maple macadamia popsicles
3 ingredient maple macadamia popsicles

Creamy macadamia maple popsicles 

Containing just macadamias, maple syrup and milk, this quick and easy recipe is a summer essential! Make a big batch to have in the freezer for a healthy summer treat that’s free from refined sugar.  

3 ingredient macadamias shortbread biscuits
3 ingredient macadamias shortbread biscuits

Honey roasted macadamia shortbread biscuits

Almost too good to be true, this recipe has two steps. Firstly, use three simple ingredients to make the honey roasted macadamias. Then, if you haven’t eaten them all – they are so moreish! – combine two cups of the macadamias with flour and voila! You get a simple but scrumptious shortbread.

Savoury macadamia butter
Savoury macadamia butter recipe

Savoury macadamia butter

This savoury macadamia butter is the hero of any savoury grazing table or platter. As well as making a delightful nibble for the beginning of a meal, this macadamia butter can be served with flatbreads, olives, feta and roasted vegetables for a relaxed but impressive meal.

Three ingredient fudgy macadamia cookies
Three ingredient fudgy macadamia cookies

Fudgy macadamia cookies 

Macadamias plus medjool dates plus cacao powder. It doesn’t get simpler than this 3 ingredient whole food recipe. These cookies are easy to whip up as a last minute gift for health conscious friends.

Sour cherry and macadamia power bars
Sour cherry and macadamia power bars

Sour cherry and macadamia power bars 

Okay. So this one has four ingredients but they are so delicious that you won’t count the fourth! These are a delicious whole food snack to help get you through the busy end-of-term days. They also travel well, so you can make a batch to grab and go when you are out and about.

Fresh figs with macadamia praline
Fresh figs with macadamia praline

Macadamia praline

This perfect Christmas recipe only contains two ingredients! Praline is great to have on hand during the festive season. It makes a lovely sweet treat with coffee after a meal. But it is also ideal for decorating cakes and desserts, instantly elevating them from simple to spectacular.

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