Macadamia Nut Coconut Cookies

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What a killer name right?  How original of me, actually not really.  It stands for Coconut Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookie Balls.  Wow that is a mouthful, hence why I shortened up to try and get your attention :).  So yeah, what a week it has been following the holiday period; the Famous San Diego blackout of 9/08/11, some work drama, and me stalking UPS like a rabid dog waiting for my new camera to arrive.  But I have found there is no better way to end a crappy week or day then to create something delicious or in this case steal an awesome recipe from my Awesome Friends at The Food Lovers Primal Palate who by the way have an AMAZING book coming out which you need to go pre-order HERE and NOW mainly because they are awesome and I said so. Well without further ado here is a delectable treat which is delicious and better for you than traditional dessert crap but still needs to be eaten in Moderation.  Enjoy.

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3.8 from 4 reviews
Macadamia Nut Coconut Cookies
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Serves: 16
  1. Preheat oven to 375 (Thats degrees faranheit with the oven set to Bake for you non kitchen people)
  2. In a large bowl, combine coconut oil, raw honey, eggs, vanilla extract, and sea salt. (To make your life easier, in a small bowl on the side, combine the raw honey and coconut oil and melt in the microwave before mixing it in)
  3. Add in your coconut flour.
  4. Stir in the macadamia nuts, shredded coconut and chocolate chips.
  5. On parchment lined baking sheets, drop heaping tablespoons of cookie batter.(Ensure you form them to look like the cookies you want for a final product as these do not rise or spread like conventional cookies, which also means you can place more on a baking sheet without worrying about them touching)
  6. Bake for 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven, transfer to a cooling rack and then enjoy with a nice glass of almond milk.

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  1. Wow! Made these tonight and my husband and I both had to make ourselves stop eating them! The recipe made 32 small scoop cookies and it’s hard to eat only 2! I will be making these again…no question!

  2. I made these for the first time tonight. So dang good i’m considering not sharing. This may be phase one of my Paleo cookie hoarding :)

  3. Made these last night but used almonds. Ohhh my goodness. They’re even better the next day out of the fridge! And idea the calorie / nutrition breakdown? Only because I ate most of them…. Ha!

  4. Made these tonight & they are AMAZING!!!!

  5. Kimberly Deacon says:

    They look really good!

  6. A batch of these are in the oven right now…they smell SO GOOD! I accidentally put a full cup of chocolate chips in, my bad :) Oh…and a little almond extract. Can’t wait!!

  7. Abenton23 says:

    these are so good!!!

  8. I’m new to the paleo diet and sweets are the hardest for me to give up! i was so rxcited to find your page. this recipe was so good! everyone i shared them with really enjoyed them. I used almond flour instead of coconut and I’m wondering if that’s why the consistency was more runny. I compromised and made a cookie cake instead! excited to try your other recipes!

    • Thanks Emily. Yes you can NOT exchange almond flour for coconut flour. It won’t work at all. I am glad you still liked them. Make sure you tell me what else you like

      • If you do use almond flour because thats all you have, if you add in about a cup more of the shredded coconut, it seems to absorb all the runny-ness. :)

  9. Mom2Twins says:

    I made these tonight, the only amendment I made was to use stevia instead of honey. My generally non-primal eating teenagers approved, they really liked them.

  10. Looks so delish…totally new diet in our house, part paleo part vegan due to new discovery of allergies for ds: soy, dairy, eggs. Have you had an tries subbing flax/water for the eggs in one of your recipes? Or one with coco flour in particular…..
    Thx :) keep blogging :)

  11. Mijon924 says:

    It is such a shame that a person would be so ignorant as to insult someone over a. Recipe or its infridienta. This lifestyle i a choice! Not everyone can afford to go 100% organic. Reaearch and learn about what to substitute. Freedom of speech is a benefit that we have but please do your best to at least sound somewhat educated. The insults were uncalled for.

  12. Looking forward to trying these! Still haven’t had time to go through all of your recipes… hopefully someday!

  13. Jackcarver25 says:

    I just want to say…FUCK YOU! That’s right! I said it, LOUD AND CLEAR! Where the FUCK am I supposed to buy all this SHIT? Do I look like a goddamn organic grocery store? That is even affordable. SPECIAL BULLETON: THIS JUST IN!….EVERYONE is so poor they can’t afford to eat macdamia nuts or even afford shelter more and more of the time. So take your pretentious-ass ingredients and you’re rich yuppy ass ball recipe and go F yourself and the horse you rode in on.

    • Jackcarver25 says:

      Hi everyone. I just wanted to apologize. First of all for being dumb enough to post inflammatory comments from an anonymous profile, so anyone else could post subsequent comments using my name, pretending to be me. Secondly, yes, I’m looking for yuppy ass ball recipes, and I’m just kind of upset that I can’t afford the type of nuts that I’d most enjoy filling my mouth with. Also one time when I was younger I wanted to date a first cousin. God bless you all. And please remember: if you’re feeling generous, please find me and stuff my mouth full of cheap nuts. I’m going to go back to hunting for ass ball recipes again. Thanks George, you’re the best. Your hard work is much appreciated.

    • I understand how you feel about the ingredients being expensive; some of them are. I assure you that most of us that ascribe to this lifestyle aren’t rich, by any means. Perhaps I can give you some ideas of substitutions for ingredients that you feel are too expensive, or give you some ideas of where to find these ingredients that don’t involve spending your whole paycheck.

      I am a huge fan of the author’s recipes. For me, NOT eating this way is not really an option. I’m severely diabetic and this is the only method that has literally kept me alive and changed my life. I have spent a lot of time figuring out substitutions for ingredients and experimenting with recipes. As I said, none of us are rich. I’d be happy to talk if you’re interested.

    • Leenyteapot says:

      You are an idiot! And these are affordable & these are staples if you are any kind of Paleo..Get a grip clean up your dirty mouth….Your attitude will keep you from success..

  14. made these last night-half gone due to band practice at the house….all the guys loved them!

  15. Just discovered this recipe — looks so good! Can I substitute almond flour for the coconut flour? (its all I have at the moment)

  16. Pamelachef says:

    Just made these!!! SUPER YUMMY!!!! I left out the nuts because I didnt have them on hand.

  17. says:

    Hi George,
    I just found you on Foodie Project. I like your recipes! Very creative!

  18. going to try these for my gym’s Christmas party…they look delish!

  19. Go to town Tiana :)

  20. Tiana Babers says:

    These were Delicous George! Alexis was my little helper making them and she approves:) Might try using almonds next time for an "Almond Joy" flavor. Or might even wrap the batter around a whole almond

  21. You are most welcome JuliAnn, thanks for coming by and letting me know

  22. JuliAnn Johns says:

    I made these and they were awesome. Thanks for the recipe! It is so nice to have some primal-friendly dessert options when you just need a treat.

  23. Thank you Ava for letting me know. Glad everyone enjoyed them :)

  24. We made these today for morning tea, the were an all round success, tho I left out the nuts as I made them for the baby, it was suggested that next time I make two batches ;)

  25. Laura @ GotChocolate says:

    Wow, these are VERY interesting looking! I bet they're good too!!!

  26. Awesome Jun, thanks for stopping by

  27. Extremely delectable!

  28. They are with the new camera Patty, it seems to be working

  29. Are the pics with the new camera? If not, I want the old one! :-) Awesome George!

  30. Thank you Anna

  31. Anna, Fair Flavors says:

    Oh wow! I'm so going to try these. The recipe looks delicious, but you make some pretty pictures too! :-)

  32. These look delicious. I wanted to print it out, but the only thing that prints is the last ingredient, the chocolate chips. Am I doing something wrong? If there is a Page 1, I can't see it. Thanks. Mary

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