Prep 1 hr 25 mins
Cook 8 mins
This recipe was printed in an advertising flyer for a local realtor. My neighbor brought some over after she made them and they were pretty dang tasty. These would make great cookies for St. Patrick's Day.
- 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1⁄2 cup shortening
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons almond extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
- 3 -4 drops green food coloring
- 2 cups flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 dash salt
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- In large bowl blend sugar, butter, shortening, almond extract, eggs, pudding mix, and food color.
- Add flour, soda and salt. Mix well.
- Chill for 1 hour.
- Heat oven to 375. Shape into 1-inch balls, roll in sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets leaving 2 inches between coookies. Bake 8 - 10 minutes Immediately remove from sheets and cool on racks.
- Preparation time includes chill time.
These little gems are truly addicting! I made them for St. Patrick's day this year and within 24 my fiance and I had gobbled up the entire patch. I didn't have any almond extract so I subbed vanilla and they still were great. Very subtle flavor that leaves you wanting more. Thanks so much.
This are so incredibly yummy! I experimented a bit. I only have a 2 tbs scoop so the first batched I cooked were a bit too big and underdone in the center, however the underdone center was like a pudding middle so they were still great. I didn't add food coloring (didn't have any) but the cookies came out green anyway (plenty of coloring in the Aldi-brand pistachio pudding). I noticed the sugar browned slightly during baking, and while essential to the taste (dough isn't very sweet), it didn't make a very pretty green cookie. I made these for Christmas so the last batch I made into thumbprint cookies using cherry preserves. They were the best and pretty too!
These were good! I made them for St. Patrick's Day using greem colored sugar to roll them in. They are nice and soft. The flavor kind of reminds me of spritz cookies. A keeper!