Lemon Basil Cookies With Pistachios

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by HeatherFeather

Adapted from Southern Living

Top Review by cheffie12

Wow Amazing!!! If you want something different, unique and elegant, these are the ones..I dbl made and 1/2 I did with Almonds and they too were just as good...Even the kids attacked them..:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter on medium using an electric mixer untilfluffy; add 3/4 cup sugar,beat well.
  2. Add egg, lemon rind, lemon juice, and minced basil, beat until blended.
  3. Mix together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to the butter mixture, beating until blended.
  4. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  5. Mix together nuts and the 3 Tbsp sugar.
  6. Roll dough into small balls (about 1" diameter), then roll each ball into the nut sugar mixture.
  7. Place onto ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Flatten each cookie using the bottom of a glass (if dough sticks to glass, dip it into some extra sugar first).
  9. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for about 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown.
  10. Allow to cool on wire racks.

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