Saturday, May 19, 2012

Pistachio Cookies Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Pistachio Cookies Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Pistachio Cookies.

Serves: 12 persons
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time :     20 minutes
Cooking time :     15 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups butter or 400 g, soft

4½ cups plain flour or 630 g

2 teaspoons vanilla powder

¾ cup caster sugar or 150 g

4 egg yolks

4 cups pistachio nuts or 400 g, ground

1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g


Preparation

Mix the softened butter with the flour by hand until evenly distributed.

Make a well in the middle of the dry mixture and add vanilla, sugar and egg yolks. Use your fingertips to draw the ingredients together.

Press the dough together into a ball, and then knead it lightly, pressing with hands until the dough is smooth.

In a bowl, mix ground pistachio with NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk until it forms a paste. Then gently work together pistachio paste with the previous dough until combined, cover and chill for ½ hour.

Sprinkle the dough with flour and place it between two sheets of greaseproof paper, then gently roll it between the papers to a 3mm thick.

Cut out shapes with cookie cutter, place 1 cm apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 200°C preheated oven, for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Remove gently the cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Dust the cookies with icing sugar to serve.

Nutritional Information:

Energy :     788.00 Kcal
Protein :     16.00 g
Carbohydrate :     81.00 g
Fats :     46.00 g  


From Nestle Family 

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Chocolate Pistachio Fingers 
Almond with Jam Squares 
Cashew Nuts Cookies 
Dates Cookies  
Baked Othmaliye with Semolina Cream 

Semolina Cream and Mango Pudding
 

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