White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Clusters
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White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Clusters

White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Clusters are an easy holiday candy that can be made in just minutes. They are wonderfully sweet and have alot of texture contrast. The macadamia nuts add a buttery crunch, the shredded coconut adds some chewiness, and a little rice cereal also adds some crunch.
Course Candy
Servings 24 clusters


  • 1 (12-ounce) bag white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 2/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup rice cereal


  • Place white chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe medium bowl. Microwave at 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted.
  • Stir in coconut, macadamia nuts, and rice cereal.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Let stand until set and store in an air-tight container at room temperature.


You can use coconut oil as a substitute for the shortening.