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“I adopted this recipe from Recipezaar on February 13, 2005.”
1hr 43mins
16 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour and butter and mix until crumbly.
  2. Press into greased 8-inch square pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 16 minutes.
  4. In a mixing bowl combine eggs, brown sugar, baking powder and vanilla; beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in 3/4 cup macadamia nuts and cereal.
  6. Pour over hot crust and spread evenly.
  7. Return to oven and bake 25 minutes or until firm in center when touched.
  8. Remove from oven and partially cool.
  9. Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice and lemon peel; beat well.
  10. Spread over macadamia nut crust. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup macadamia nuts.
  11. Cool.
  12. Cut into 2-inch squares.
  13. Recipe courtesy of Macadamia Nut Festival, Hilo, Big Island HI.

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