Pistachio Cookies

Recipe by seahorse73
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READY IN: 42mins
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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