Monday, August 9, 2010

Pistachio Cookies


Pistachio Cookies
These pistachio nut biscuits are easy to make, This cookie tasted great; very nice indeed.. They melt in your mouth like mmm.. What to say? The cookies were divine.

Ingredients:
Unsalted butter-125g
Sugar-115g
Plain flour-185g
Baking powder -1 tsp
Handful Unsalted Pistachio Nuts
Unsalted pistachios, finely ground in a food processor/mixer-1/2cups
Vanilla extract-1 teaspoon

Method:

1.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.
2.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and ground pistachios until thoroughly incorporated.
3.In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla beating until completely combined.
4.Add the dry ingredients and mix just until combined.Fold through until it forms a stiff dough.
5. Preheat oven to 180 deg C. Bake until lightly golden and just lightly browned around the edges, about 12-15 minutes.
6.Remove and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

I am sending this recipe tp Pari's Kids Delight Event.

5 comments:

lata raja said...

Jaishree, I have these pistachios that are almost getting to powder having been kept for long. I think I needed this recipe to get me into 'operation revive rotting pistachios' mode. Thanks...

Dershana said...

lovely recipe, akka

G.Pavani said...

looks crispy n yummy

Vidhya said...

cookies look good Jaishree...

fieryblaster said...

i am a first time baker. i plan to try this. but a doubt. do we need to powder sugar before mxing with butter? thanks