Pistachio Crisps


"If you're not a pistachio lover, you can substitute your favorite nuts in these cookies."


servings 56 cals
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Original recipe yields 72 servings



  • Calories:
  • 56 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.8g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 37 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the butter and salt while slowly adding the powdered sugar. Add the nuts, vanilla and flour and mix until well blended.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough in the shape of logs about 1/2 inch in diameter. Cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces and bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  4. Roll cookies in powdered sugar when they are still warm. Let cool on wire racks.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I love pistachios so I thought I would like this recipe. However as stated by other reviews I found this dough sticky and there were way to many nuts in them. More of a shortbread consistency wh...

crispy, easy and quick. note to the wise: a pinch of grounded cloves really means a pinch of grounded cloves.

Okay, maybe I didn't know what to expect from these, but I thought they would be a little more cookie-like. Mine turned out very crumbly (maybe the flour I put on my hands to keep them from stic...

This recipe turned out to be tasty enough, but I do think the name is misleading. These are not "crisps" at all - they turned out to be rich, dense, almost bread-like....kind of a tea cookie. My...

My wife made these for a neighborhood gathering. Everyone loved them, and several asked for the recipe.I almost talked her out of making these little jewels due to the average reviews. That woul...

These should be renamed to Pistachio Crumbles. I made half the recipe and I'm glad I did. They taste alright.

I reduced the amount of nuts(still a lot!), formed individual cookies, and cooked a bit longer to make "Crisp" -ier. The resulting product was a dry and crumbly but delicious cookie that would g...

Made this cookie for Christmas was a huge hit. Everyone loved them .....delicious !!!!!!!! I also made homemade pistachio ice cream ! To go with the cookies Perfect ending for a wonder dinner ??

Mine were not crusepy but they are delightful cookies. If the dough is too sticky just add a little more flour. Based on everyones complaints I reduced the amount of pistachios by a half cup a...