Pistachio Cookies
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Delicious Greek pistachio cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 6-8
  • ½ cup pistachios, finely ground
  • 1 cup flour, plus some extra
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, soften
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  1. In bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt - mix.
  2. Add egg, sugar, butter, lemon zest, and vanilla - mix well until a doughy texture is formed.
  3. Remove and place on floured surface.
  4. Flatten a bit, and add ground pistachios to middle of dough.
  5. Begin kneading until pistachios are well mixed and it becomes a soft dough.
  6. Break off piece and roll into small ball (about 2 inches) and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper (or greased with butter), and flatten slightly.
  7. Repeat until all dough is used.
  8. Place in preheated oven at 400F for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  9. Remove and let cool.
  10. Serve!
  11. - Makes about 12 cookies
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/pistachio-cookies/