Nan-E Gerdui - Traditional Persian Walnut Cookies

“This really is a Persian classic & is easy to make. This recipe comes from the book New Food of Life by famous Iranian cook & bestselling author Najmieh Batmanglij.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
5
YIELD:
20 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until creamy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and walnuts. Beat thoroughly for a few minutes with a wooden spoon.
  2. Preheat oven to 300°F Grease a cookie sheet. Drop batter by the teaspoonful on the sheet, leaving about 2 1/2 inches between cookies. Decorate each one with ground pistachios.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes in the center of the oven. Remove the cookies from the oven and cool. Lift the cookies off the sheet.
  4. Arrange the cookies on a serving dish. Nush-e Jan!

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