These chocolate pistachio nut bar cookies are the perfect way to use pistachios in my holiday baking.
Christmas is the time of the year when we normally have pistachio nuts in our house. For some reason we have relegated them to the holidays.
So any recipe that has pistachios in it reminds me of the holidays.
Are you looking for the perfect cookie to take to your holiday cookie swap? Look no further.
These delicious cookies are light and airy with a sweet chocolate drizzle. Add some festive holiday paper and they also make the perfect holiday sweet gift idea.
For your Cookie Swap: Chocolate Pistachio Nut Bar Cookies
This recipe for pistachio nut cookies with a chocolate drizzle is easy to make. Each cookie has about 100 calories too, so they don’t break the calorie bank.
The cookies are first rolled into a dough and then baked in a large rectangle which is later cute into smaller bar shaped cookies.
Drizzle each rectangle when cool with melted chocolate and they are done!
The secret ingredient in the cookie mix is cardamom. It combines well with the pistachios for a tasty and distinctive flavor.
- 1 1/4 cups of all purpose flour
- 3 tbsp of granulated sugar
- 1/4 tsp of cardamom
- 1/2 cup of butter (one stick)
- 1/4 cup of chopped pistachio nuts
- 1/2 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tsp of butter flavored shortening
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