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How to Make Macadamia Nut Okoshi Recipe

Macadamia Nut Okoshi Recipe

Craving a unique, flavorful treat that combines traditional Japanese sweets with a Hawaiian twist? Look no further than our Macadamia Nut Okoshi recipe!
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 50
Calories: 297kcal


  • Large Bowl
  • pot


  • 2 cups of roasted macadamia nuts
  • 2 cups of rice flour
  • 6 cups of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt


  • In a large pan over medium heat, roast macadamia nuts until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, cool, and chop into small pieces.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk rice flour, sugar, and salt. Add vegetable oil and mix until crumbly. Gradually add water, stirring until it forms dough.
  • Grease or line a square/rectangular baking dish.Press dough evenly into the dish. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 mins, until edges are golden brown.
  • Let cool briefly, then cut into bite-sized pieces.


  • For added flavor, you can also mix in some vanilla extract or cinnamon to the dough mixture.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of sugar according to your preference for sweetness.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to make a larger batch for parties or gatherings.
  • Instead of using vegetable oil, you can also use coconut oil as a healthier option.
  • Experiment with different variations by adding dried fruits, chocolate chips, or other types of nuts to the dough mixture before baking.
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