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Lemon Basil Cookies With Pistachios

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“Adapted from Southern Living”
1hr 40mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter on medium using an electric mixer untilfluffy; add 3/4 cup sugar,beat well.
  2. Add egg, lemon rind, lemon juice, and minced basil, beat until blended.
  3. Mix together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to the butter mixture, beating until blended.
  4. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  5. Mix together nuts and the 3 Tbsp sugar.
  6. Roll dough into small balls (about 1" diameter), then roll each ball into the nut sugar mixture.
  7. Place onto ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Flatten each cookie using the bottom of a glass (if dough sticks to glass, dip it into some extra sugar first).
  9. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for about 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown.
  10. Allow to cool on wire racks.

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