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Macadamia Nut Lemon Drops

"Sweet and just a little tart, these cookies are a lovely little treat. For best results do not bake these cookies in hot and humid weather and be sure to line baking sheets with parchment paper to prevent these cookies from sticking."
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Ingredients

servings 122 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Spread macadamia nuts on cookie sheet and bake until lightly browned. Set aside and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy (this should take at least 5 minutes). Gradually add sugar and beat well. Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder and blend into egg mixture. Beat until smooth.
  4. Mix in the lemon zest, lemon juice and nuts. Mix until well blended.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 3 inches apart on parchment paper lined cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes until cookies are golden with dark edges. Let cool on wire rack.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 122 calories; 6.8 g fat; 15.3 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 15 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I think the measurements must be wrong on this recipe. The dough came out very runny. When I tried to bake it, the cookies ran together on the parchment paper. They turned out to be very stic...

Someone made Lemon Macadamia Nut Cookies for me once a long time ago, which is why I tried this recipe. I didn't read the reviews first, and just made it as written. First batch became one hug...

Definitely needs more lemon. Wasn't too impressed with this recipe.