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Playful Pistachio Cookies - 7 recipes

Add a touch of green to your cookies with pistachios! They have a slightly sweet nutty flavor, so they are a perfect ingredient in cookies! Try pistachios in cookie recipes for the holidays or any time of year.

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By carvalhohm

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (30 Votes)
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Servings 36
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 45

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 box pistachio pudding mix, 3.4 ounces
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2- 2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1 bag Hershey kisses

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Get the perfect kiss with these Pistachio Kiss Cookies

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Indulge your desire for chocolate with these decadent Chocolate-Pistachio Cookies! These are perfect for any occasi...

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 4 ounces salted shelled pistachios about 1 cup, ground to a paste in a food processor
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
  • For the garnish: slivered, unsalted, shelled pistachios (optional)
4/5 (2 Votes)

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Pistachio Shortbread Cookies that are buttery, crunchy, and delicious! So buttery, these are perfect for any occasi

  • SHORTBREAD:
  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup chopped pistachio nuts
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachio nuts
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
4.4/5 (30 Votes)

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Pistachio cream cheese cookies are a wonderful treat for the holidays

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 cups thinly vertically sliced Walla Walla or other sweet onion
  • 4 cups thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 8 cups less-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese (such as Alpine Lace)
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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The three traditional Christmas colors wrapped into a delicious cookie! These buttery cookies feature white chocol...

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries (or dried cherries)
  • Note: If using unsalted nuts, add 1/4 teaspoon salt to the flour
4.4/5 (21 Votes)

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Pistachio Cranberry Cookies are the perfect blend of sweet, nutty, and lightly tart

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix OR make your own sugar cookie mix
  • 1 package (4-serving size) pistachio instant pudding/pie filling mix
  • 1/4 C. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. (1 stick) butter, melted & cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C. salted pistachio nuts, chopped
  • 1/2 C. dried craisins, chopped
  • SUGAR COOKIE MIX
  • 2/3 C. shortening
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 4 t. milk
  • 2-1/2 C. sifted flour
  • 1-1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla. Add egg, beat till light & fluffy. Stir in milk. Sift together dry ingredients & blend into creamed mixture.
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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Jenn’s Pistachio-Cranberry Cookies are going to be your new go-to party treat that everyone will love!

  • 1 (18 1/2-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup pistachio nuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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Pistachio Wedding Cookies are a delicious treat for any time of the year!

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
4.2/5 (36 Votes)

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