Pista Cookies

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 125g - unsalted butter
  • 115g - sugar
  • 185g - plain flour
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • A handful - unsalted pistachios
  • 1/2 cup - unsalted pistachios, finely ground in a food processor/mixer
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract

How to Make Pista Cookies

  • Grind the 1/2 cup nuts using a blender into a course powder.
  • Now take your handful of pistachio nuts and coarsely grind them, put these to the side in a separate dish.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and ground pistachios until thoroughly incorporated.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla beating until completely combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Fold through until it forms a stiff dough.
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Bake until lightly golden and just lightly browned around the edges, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove and place on a wire rack. Cool completely.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi