Press enter to see results or esc to cancel.

Shamrock Cookies with Pistachios recipe

Shamrock Cookies with Pistachios.

Everybody becomes a bit o’ Irish when theybite into these easy-to-make refrigerator roll cookies.

Recipe: Shamrock Cookieswith Pistachios

1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
1 cup natural California pistachios, chopped
Lime Icing (recipe follows)

  • Cream butter and sugar; beat in egg. Stirin flour and lime peel; mix in pistachios. Refrigerate dough1 hour.
  • Roll dough 1/4-inch thick; cut shapeswith shamrock-shaped cookie cutter.* Place on ungreased bakingsheet.
  • Bake at 375°F (190°C), 8 to 10minutes or until lightly browned; cool. Pipe icing to outlinecookies.

    Makes 1 1/2 to 2 dozen cookies.

    Lime Icing:Beat 1/4 cup butter or margarine with 2 1/2 cups sifted powderedsugar, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel untilsmooth. If frosting is too stiff, beat in a few drops more milk;if too soft, beat in more powdered sugar. Makes about 1 cup.

    Note: if desired, make up an additionalhalf-batch of icing, color it green and pipe with fine tip insidewhite icing outline.

    *If shamrock-shaped cookie cutter is notavailable, cut out shamrock pattern from a piece of heavy paperand cut cookie dough using pattern and sharp knife. Or cut doughwith 2-2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter and pipe icing in shamrockshape on cookies after baking.

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof the California Pistachio Board.

    Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies!

    If the Shamrock Cookieswith Pistachios recipe was useful and interesting, you can share it with your friends or leave a comment.

  • Comments

    Leave a Comment