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Jan 3, 2014 06:06 AM

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts

I've never paid much attention before, but since I got a couple of different varieties for Christmas from different people I was wondering if you hounds had a favorite? Mauna Loa? Hawaiian Sun? Hawaiian Host?

Hawaiian Sun are in a paper "cup/shell" that is chocolate filled, covering the nut and giving more chocolate in each piece. They taste darker to me, but maybe thats because there is more chocolate.

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    1. My current favorite is Mac Farms Kona Coffee Dark Chocolate-covered macadamias. They are individually dipped, and come in a 28 oz. canister. Purchased them at Kahului Costco and recently found them here on the Mainland!

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        1. re: itryalot

          Costco, specifically Sunnyvale, CA.

      1. E, KM, Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!

        None of the above. All these use really waxy, melt-resistant chocolate so that visitors don't arrive home with one melted cluster. Mobettahs to coat your own with good chocolate.


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        1. re: kaleokahu

          LOL, ah, kk you always know how to put a smile on my face. Imma need a stove that works before I go coating macnuts.

          Haoli Makahiki Hou to you as well Kaleo!

          1. i don't know if island princess makes a simple choc covered macnut, but all the goodies i've had from their brand are ono.

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            1. re: indelibledotink

              Been on the islands for two weeks and can't stop eating the Island Princess Mini Meles!

              1. re: kathryn

                i love their caramel popcorn with mac nuts and kakimochi! i swear i could eat a whole tub in one sitting.

            2. Hawaiian Host made in Gardena CA