Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins
from "Taste of the South"
- 3⁄4 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1⁄2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1⁄2 cup cornstarch
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 3⁄4 cup pistachios, chopped
- 3⁄4 cup bing cherry preserves
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- Beat butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla at medium speed until creamy.
- Sift together flour cornstarch and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture. Beat until combined. Fold in pistachios. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- Using teaspoon size springloaded scoop, drop dough approximately 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. With hands roll dough into balls. Wet finger and gently press indentation in center of each cooke. Put 1/2 teaspoon of preserves in each indent. Sprinkle cookies evenly with granulated sugar.
- Bake for 12 minutes. Cool on pans for 5 minutes. Move to wire rack and cool completely.