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Macadamia Nut Toffee Coffee Cookies

These scrumptious cookies have a texture similar to a shortbread cookie and it’s hard to stop at just one.

Macadamia Nut Cookies

These cookies are not particularly sweet, and the texture is a bit like a shortbread cookie which tastes really good alongside ice cream.

The cookie dough is made with toffee chips in it and the outside of the dough is rolled in coarsely chopped macadamia nuts.

The macadamia nuts being on the outside of this cookie works well because the nuts get a bit toasted when the cookie is baked.

And the slightly toasted macadamia nuts add a wonderful flavor to the cookie.

While the cookies are baking, you can definitely smell the nuts as they toast.

I especially like the toffee bits and very subtle coffee flavor in these cookies.

The flavors taste wonderful along with the macadamia nuts.

Here are more cookie recipes with toffee and, or coffee in them you may like “Toffee, Caramel and White Chocolate Chip Cookies“, “Baileys and Coffee White Chocolate Chip Cookies” and “Chocolate, Toffee and Caramel CupCookies“.

Let’s check out the ingredients.

Macadamia Nut Cookie Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough – Butter, granulated sugar, instant coffee granules, salt, vanilla extract, flour and Heath toffee bits

For the Cookie Dough Coating – Finely chopped macadamia nuts, granulated sugar

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

For the Cookie Dough:

Butter in Bowl

To a large mixing bowl add butter, sugar, instant coffee granules, salt and vanilla.

Cookie Dough in Bowl

Beat with a mixer until creamy.

Flour in Cookie Dough

To the butter mixture, slowly beat in the flour a little at a time.

Toffee Bits in Bowl

To the bowl, add toffee bits.

Toffee Bits in Bowl

With a large sturdy spoon…

Cookie Dough

…stir the toffee bits into the cookie dough.  Set aside.

For the Cookie Dough Coating:

Macadamia Nuts in Bowl

Chop Macadamia Nuts

Finely chop the macadamia nuts.

Macadamia Nuts in Cookie Dough

To a small bowl, add the chopped macadamia nuts.

Drop the cookie dough by the teaspoonful into the bowl of chopped macadamia nuts, and roll to coat the dough shaping it into a ball.

Macadamia Nut Dough on Pan

Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough on Pan

Place the balls of cookie dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet leaving even, empty space in between each dough ball.

Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough on Pan

With the back of a spoon, flatten each ball of dough just a little and add a sprinkle of sugar to the top of the flattened cookie dough.

Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough on Pan

In a preheated oven…

Macadamia Nut Cookie on Pan

…bake the cookies slowly until the edges are very lightly browned (about 20 to 25 minutes).

Remove the cookies from the oven and transfer them onto a cooling rack.  Let cool.

Ice Cream on Macadamia Nut Cookie

Serve the cookies by themselves or as an ice cream sandwich with coffee ice cream in between 2 cookies.

Macadamia Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

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Macadamia Nut Cookies

Macadamia Nut Toffee Coffee Cookies

These scrumptious cookies have a texture similar to a shortbread cookie and its hard to stop a just one.
Print Pin
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooking time assumes that 3 batches are made; per batch time:: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Macadamia Nut Cookies, Macadamia Nuts
Servings: 18 (Makes about 3 dozen)

Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar for the cookie dough
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup Heath Toffee Bits

For the Cookie Dough Coating:

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. 

For the Cookie Dough:

  • To a large mixing bowl, add butter, sugar, instant coffee granules, salt and vanilla. 
  • Beat with a mixer until creamy.
  • To the butter mixture, slowly beat in the flour a little at a time.  
  • To the bowl, add toffee bits.  With a sturdy spoon, stir the toffee bits into the dough. Set aside.

For the Cookie Dough Coating:

  • For the Macadamia Nuts - to a small bowl, add the chopped macadamia nuts.
  • Drop the cookie dough by the teaspoonful into the bowl of chopped macadamia nuts, and roll to coat the dough shaping it into a ball. 
  • Place the balls of cookie dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet leaving even, empty spaces in between each dough ball.
  • With the back of a spoon, flatten each ball of dough just a little and add a sprinkle of sugar on the top of the flattened cookie dough.
  • In a preheated oven, bake the cookies slowly just until the edges are very lightly browned (about 20 to 25 minutes)
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and transfer them onto a cooling rack.  Let cool.
  • Serve by themselves or as an ice cream sandwich with coffee ice cream in between two cookies.
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9 Comments

  1. Loved this recipe, and will add it to my “Best macadamia Nut Recipes” blog over at Squidoo! In my opinion, Hawaii produces the best Mac Nuts!

    • Hi Aaron, thank you for adding this recipe at Squidoo. Mac nuts from Hawaii are soooo delicious. Have a nice weekend!

  2. I love this recipe.

  3. oh my these look godly. i want them now.

  4. Glad to find your blog – this is my sort of food. Will definitely be back to visit again. These cookies are the business, and your photos are wonderful!

  5. lovely cookies would love one with an afternoon tea