Preparation / Directions:
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.