Chocolate-Dipped Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Pikake21

I've been trying to find a recipe that is at least half as good as Big Island Candy's version. I'm posting this here to try out soon!

Top Review by Michigan girl

Delicious! I baked them at 325 degrees for 15 minutes and they were perfect. I also dipped some in melted white chocolate and they were oh so yummy. Great to give as gifts. They are so easy, and much better than store-bought.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually stir in flour until well blended.
  2. Stir in macadamia nuts.
  3. Place dough on wax paper and shape into a roll two inches in diameter.
  4. Wrap in paper and foil and chill at least two hours or overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  6. Cut roll into slices approximately 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Bake on ungreased baking sheet for 20 minutes or until cookies begin to brown.
  8. Remove from oven; cool on wire rack.
  9. Meanwhile, in a small bowl melt chocolate chips (microwave works well) and stir in shortening.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Dip one end of each cookie into chocolate mixture and place on wax paper.
  12. Refrigerate cookies until chocolate hardens.
  13. Store in cool place.

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