Light green pistachio nuts and dark reddried cranberries make these chocolate drop cookies into holidayspecials.
Cookie Ingredients:1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup pistachio nuts, toasted, chopped
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
Drizzle Ingredients:1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice
Makes 5 dozen cookies.
Tip: Toasting increases the flavor of nutsand its easy to do. Just spread the nuts in a single layerin a baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 5 to 10 minutes, stirringoccasionally, until nuts are lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts (1 cookie):Calories: 100Fat: 5 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 45 mg Carbohydrates: 13 gDietary Fiber: <1 g Protein: 1 g
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