Matcha Chocolate Macadamia Nuts

I’m thrilled to share my creation in my Matcha Chocolate Macadamia Nuts! Imagine creamy macadamia nuts coated in a luscious blend of white chocolate mixed with vibrant green matcha powder— it’s a flavor explosion you won’t want to miss! Trust me, this recipe is a game-changer for snack time. Let’s whip up a batch and treat ourselves to something truly special!

Macadamia nuts dipped in matcha chocolate stacked on top of each other.

Why I Love This Recipe

What I love about this recipe is how effortlessly it brings a taste the iconic Hawaiian Host chocolate macadamia nuts with a blend of delightful matcha that’s uniquely mine! Crafted right in my kitchen, this recipe combines the creamy richness of melted white chocolate with the earthy flavor of real matcha powder, perfectly coating salted macadamia nuts!

It’s a dessert dream come true, offering a taste of Hawaii fused with my favorite flavors of matcha. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make and highly customizable—I’ve even created variations like my White Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts and Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts using the same technique. So, if you’re looking to create a one-of-a-kind treat that’s as delightful to make as it is to eat, this recipe is for you!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Roasted Macadamia Nuts – lightly salted and Roasted Macadamia Nuts. 
  • Chocolate Chips – chocolate chips that will melt when baked. If looking for sugar-free chocolate chips, Choc Zero works and tastes the best.
  • Matcha Powder – green tea leaves that have been ground into a powder. Culinary grade Matcha Powder will work for this recipe but you can also use ceremonial grade premium matcha if preferred. 

Nut Substitutions

If you’re looking to substitute macadamia nuts in your recipe, consider using Almonds, Pecans, Cashews, or Peanuts as alternatives. These nuts offer different flavors and textures that can complement your dish in unique ways.

🍵 Matcha Note

Use Culinary Grade Matcha. It offers great taste at a more affordable price than ceremonial matcha.

Matcha powder on a wooden spoon with matcha whisk in the background.

Essential Kitchen Equipment

Directions

Step 1 Melt white chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds. Once the chocolate is melted, stir in matcha powder and then fold in the macadamia nuts.

Melted white chocolate in a bowl.

🍫 Chocolate Melting Pro Tip

When melting chocolate, a helpful tip is to do it gradually in the microwave, checking at 10-Second Intervals to prevent burning. This method ensures that the chocolate melts evenly without overheating, resulting in a smooth and creamy texture.

Step 2 Scoop and place cluster on parchment paper or silicon mat and chill in the refrigerate until hardened, about 10 minutes.

Matcha chocolate macadamia nut cluster on a silicon mat.

Recipe Variations

Easily switch out the macadamia nuts for almonds and opt for white chocolate to whip up my White Chocolate Almond Clusters.

Macadamia nuts dipped in matcha chocolate served on a white stand, top down shot.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use any type of chocolate for this recipe?

Yes, you can use any type of white chocolate for this recipe. Whether it's chips, bars, or chunks, as long as it melts smoothly, you're good to go!

How long does it take for the matcha chocolate to harden in the freezer?

The matcha chocolate typically takes about 5 to 10 minutes to harden in the freezer.

What is the best way to melt the chocolate for this recipe?

For melting the chocolate for this recipe, the best method is to use the microwave in slow increments to prevent burning.

Storage Tips

To store leftovers, place them in an airtight container in the fridge, where they will remain fresh for 14-21 days.

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Macadamia nuts dipped in matcha chocolate stacked on top of each other.

Matcha Chocolate Macadamia Nuts

Indulge in the perfect blend of matcha and chocolate with our Matcha Chocolate Macadamia Nuts recipe! This delightful treat features creamy white chocolate infused with earthy matcha powder, covering crunchy roasted macadamia nuts for a truly irresistible snack. Easy to make and utterly delicious, it's a unique twist on a classic favorite.
5 from 6 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: matcha macadamia nuts
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Freezing Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 9 Pieces
Print Recipe
Calories: 125kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Roasted Macadamia Nuts
  • 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chips white chocolate of choice
  • 1/2 tsp Matcha Powder

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients to make matcha chocolate covered macadamia nuts on the countertop.
  • In a medium microwavable bowl, melt chocolate chips in the microwave until fully melted stirring halfway through (about 30 + 30 seconds).
    Melted white chocolate in a bowl.
  • Once chocolate is melted, sprinkle in matcha powder and mix until well combined.
    Matcha powder being added to melted white chocolate.
  • Next add in roasted macadamia nuts and mix until all macadamia nuts are evenly coated.
    Macadamia nut being coated with matcha chocolate.
  • Spoon 3-4 roasted macadamia nuts onto a plate or baking sheet lined with parchment paper to form clusters as shown below. Freeze until chocolate has hardened. Approximately 10 minutes.
    Matcha chocolate macadamia nut cluster on a silicon mat.

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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