Pistachio-lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe

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PISTACHIO-LEMON SNOWBALL COOKIES

Joanne Sarver

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@Jsar

Really good


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Serves:

Makes 40 cookies

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
roasted pistachio nuts, chopped
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
unsalted butter
2/3 c
sugar
1 tsp
finely grated lemon zest
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine chopped pistachio nuts and flour; set aside. Beat butter, white sugar and lemon zest with an electric mixer on medium high in a medium bowl, until fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Beat in vanilla. Reduce speed to low and gradually add pistachios flour mixture. Chill for 1 hour and up to 2 days.
2
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Place the powdered sugar in a small bowl. Roll level tablespoons of dough into balls. Place on prepared baking sheets, spacing about 2 inches apart. Bake, rotating the sheets halfway through, until the edges are firm and golden brown, 16-18 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then toss the warm cookies in powdered sugar to coat. Transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes 40 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free