Lemon Macadamia Shortbread  
Recipe Number: 1051149976
Contributor: Kamaka
Ingredients
1 1/4 c. flour
1/4 c. sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1/2 c. butter
1/2 chopped macadamia nuts
Cooking Instructions
Stir together the flour, sugar, salt and lemon peel. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives..until the mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Stir in macadamia nuts. Form mixture into a firm ball with your hands. Place in a 9 inch glass dish and press into an even layer. Cut dough in wedges. Place in microwave oven and cook 4 minutes, rotating the dish a quarter turn after each minute. Remove from microwave oven and cut shortbread into wedges again, retracing first marks. Allow to cool.