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Pistachio Chip Cookies

Coming from a family of pistachio producers, I've collected hundreds of recipes featuring these crisp, delicious green nuts. This is one of our favorites.—Malinda Moore Davies, Fesno, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 9 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 package (12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1-1/3 cups chopped pistachios, divided

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and oats; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and 1 cup pistachios.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Lightly press remaining pistachios into cookies.
  • Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 147 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • delowenstein
    Dec 1, 2014

    I'd prepared these cookies and I found that the recipe made about 6 to 6-1/2 dozen cookies.I used: semi-sweet chocolate chips since I had them on hand at the time instead of vanilla chips. I also added 1 tsp. salt to recipe and greased the baking sheets. delowenstein