Macadamia Nut Butter Cookies

Recipe prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by My Keto Kitchen.

INGREDIENTS

For macadamia nut butter

  • 2 cups (270g) raw macadamia nuts

For cookies

  • 270 g macadamia butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 75 g almond meal (you can make with the NutraMilk)
  • 2 eggs* (if vegan use egg substitute)
  • 70 g caster sugar or Xylitol if you want to make this paleo, keto, etc.
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 

*If vegan - use 2 tbsp. of flax meal mixed with  6 tbsp. of water instead of eggs.

INSTRUCTIONS 

For macadamia nut butter

  • Start by making fresh macadamia nut butter with the NutraMilk:
    • Place macadamia nuts in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 4-5 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid. If necessary, set for an additional minute for a creamier butter.

For almond meal

    • Place 75 g of whole raw almonds in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 1 min.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid. If necessary, set for an additional minute until you get almond meal consistency.
  • Preheat oven to 320F/160C.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Roll into teaspoon sized balls and press onto lined baking tray. The cookies will need to be pressed into their desired shape as they have minimal spreading.
  • Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, with the edges starting to harden. The cookies with continue to harden as they cool.