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    Pistachio Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    42 mins

    30 mins

    12 mins

    seahorse73's Note:

    Quick and easy to make, I split into 2 and left one frozen for later!!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Cookie Dough

    Filling

    Egg wash

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the dough: Place butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer; beat on medium speed until creamy, about 2 minutes.
    2. 2
      Add egg and vanilla; beat 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Slowly add flour, beating on medium speed until a stiff dough forms.
    4. 4
      Roll out dough on floured surface to a rectangle 3/8-imch thick; wrap in plastic.
    5. 5
      Freeze until firm, 15 minutes.
    6. 6
      For filling: Place pistachios and sugar in a food processor; process until powdery.
    7. 7
      Add egg yolks and 1 Tbs water; process to a smooth paste.
    8. 8
      Remove dough from freezer; unwrap.
    9. 9
      For the wash: Beat egg with 1 teaspoon water; brush over top of dough.
    10. 10
      Press pistachio paste over dough.
    11. 11
      Roll dough and filling into a log; wrap tightly in plastic wrap, foil, or parchment paper.
    12. 12
      Freeze until very firm 1 hour or overnight.
    13. 13
      Heat oven to 350°F.
    14. 14
      Remove dough from freezer; unwrap.
    15. 15
      Slice rolled dough into 3/8-inch thick slices.
    16. 16
      Bake on cookie sheet until edges are golden brown, about 12 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 01, 2005

      55

      I made these for the cookie jar bake-off. Very easy to put together. Even my non-pistachio lovers liked these cookies. Definitely a keeper! Thanks for posting!

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    • on December 27, 2003

      45

      a very good cookie

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    Nutritional Facts for Pistachio Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (924 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 167.7
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    51%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 45.8 mg
    15%
    Sodium 7.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.2 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 7.7 g
    31%
    Protein 2.5 g
    5%

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