Nan-E Gerdui - Traditional Persian Walnut Cookies

Recipe by Um Safia
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 5
YIELD: 20 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until creamy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and walnuts. Beat thoroughly for a few minutes with a wooden spoon.
  • Preheat oven to 300°F Grease a cookie sheet. Drop batter by the teaspoonful on the sheet, leaving about 2 1/2 inches between cookies. Decorate each one with ground pistachios.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes in the center of the oven. Remove the cookies from the oven and cool. Lift the cookies off the sheet.
  • Arrange the cookies on a serving dish. Nush-e Jan!
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