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    Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    28 mins

    15 mins

    13 mins

    Derf's Note:

    Very good Green cookies for St. Pat's day.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla until pale and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add flour and salt and mix until combined.
    3. 3
      Form into ball, wrap in plastic wrap and chill in fridge 30 minutes.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. 5
      Divide dough into 24 pieces and roll between palms to make small, round balls.
    6. 6
      Whisk egg white lightly until foamy.
    7. 7
      Dip balls in egg white, roll in pistachios and place on baking sheet.
    8. 8
      Make indentation in centre of each cookie with your thumb.
    9. 9
      Bake 5 minutes.
    10. 10
      Remove from oven and re-indent centre.
    11. 11
      Return to oven and bake another 8 minutes until just slightly browned.
    12. 12
      Remove from oven and while still warm, add 1/2 teaspoon jam to centre of each cookie.
    13. 13
      Cool on wire rack.
    14. 14
      Note: 1 1/2 cup in-shell pistachios equals 3/4 cup shelled.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 02, 2003

      55

      Fantastic cookies Dorothy! My family is crazy for anything pistachio and they totally loved these cookies. I'm submitting a photo in gratitude of your sharing such a tasty treat!

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    • on January 10, 2007

      55

      Made these for the first time this Christmas and they were delish.Great flavor and looked great! Thanks

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    • on December 10, 2005

      55

      Made these filling them with lemon curd; cream cheese frosting and fudge frosting 3 cookies in one. Thanks for the recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (23 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 99.9
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    52%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 18.9 mg
    6%
    Sodium 38.2 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.6 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

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