Pistachio Moon Melts Cookies

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Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An interesting mix of flavors- pistachio and lemon-in a melt-in-your mouth butter cookie. This is a great holiday cookie!
Recipe and photo adapted from Land O'Lakes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
sugar
1 c
butter, softened
1-1/2 c
flour
1/4 c
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1 tsp
vanilla
1-1/4 c
dry roasted pistachios, toasted, finely chopped
powdered sugar

How to Make Pistachio Moon Melts Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine butter and sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).
    Reduce speed to low; add all remaining ingredients except pistachios and powdered sugar.
    Beat, until well mixed (about 1 minute)
    Stir in pistachios by hand.
  • 2Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls; form into crescent moon shapes.
    Place i inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3Bake at 325 degrees for 11 to 16 minutes or until set but not brown.
    Let stand 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets.
    Roll in powdered sugar while still warm and again when cool.

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About Pistachio Moon Melts Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American