Italian Pignoli Nut Cookies

Lisa's Kitchen


These make great holiday cookies my family loves this recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

approx 3 dozen cookies
15 Min
15 Min


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1 pkg
sugar cookie mix
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter softened
7-8 oz
almond paste
2 c
pine nuts
1 Tbsp
powdered sugar

How to Make Italian Pignoli Nut Cookies


  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, beat cookie mix, granulated sugar, butter, almond paste and egg with electric mixer on low speed until soft dough forms.
  • 2For each cookie, shape 1 tablespoon dough into ball; roll in pine nuts, pressing to coat. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3Bake 13 to 17 minutes or just until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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About Italian Pignoli Nut Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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