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Tastes of Hawaii Recipe – Buttery Macadamia Nut Sticks From Kauai's Old Plantation Days

Week 19—Buttery Macadamia Nut Sticks!

Buttery Macadamia Nut Sticks Recipe

  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 pkg. (1/4 oz.) dry yeast
  • 2 to 2 ½ cups flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 jar (4.5 oz.) macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water

Directions

In large mixing bowl combine sugar, water, and yeast; let stand 5 minutes or until bubbles appear. Mix 1 cup of the flour, salt, and butter; blend with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in macadamia nuts. Gradually add remaining 1 to 1 ½ cups of the flour as needed to make a stiff dough. Knead on a floured surface for 5 minutes until it is smooth and elastic. Place in a bowl and cover with a cloth. Let rise 1 hour.

Punch down the dough and divide into two parts. Roll dough into a rectangle ¼ inch thick and 4 inches wide. Cut into strips ½ inch wide. Place sticks on parchment lined or buttered and floured baking sheets. Beat together egg and water; brush on sticks. Let rise 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown  Makes 30.

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Karen Keefe R(S)

November 21, 2011

Aloha Lucy,
Mahalo for this wonderful recipe. I will be trying it our in my test kitchen this weekend. What a great gift giving idea for the upcoming holidays. Everyone loves Mac Nuts and butter…

Lucy Adams, RS

May 27, 2012

Hope you find this recipe as delightful as other have. Happy Cooking.

Karen Keefe R(S)

November 21, 2011

Aloha Lucy,
Mahalo for this wonderful recipe. I will be trying it our in my test kitchen this weekend. What a great gift giving idea for the upcoming holidays. Everyone loves Mac Nuts and butter…

Lucy Adams, RS

May 27, 2012

Hope you find this recipe as delightful as other have. Happy Cooking.

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