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“Sugar, chopped pistachios and lemon peel sprinkled on top of these cookies make them extra special. Feel free to use whatever cookie cutters you have on hand.”
READY IN:
2hrs 21mins
SERVES:
54
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and 1 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, cream and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until dough is easy to handle.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks and water. In another bowl, combine the pistachios, lemon peel and remaining sugar.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch leaf-shaped cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Brush with the egg yolk mixture; sprinkle with the pistachio mixture.
  4. Bake at 350-degrees for 6-8 minutes or until the edges are set (do not brown). Remove to wire racks to cool.

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