STREAMING NOW: Simply Nigella

Pistachio-Chocolate Checkers

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“from the Betty Crocker New Christmas Cookbook. Pistachio nuts make this a special holiday treat”
READY IN:
42mins
SERVES:
36
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix powdered sugar, butter and egg in large bowl.
  2. Stir in flour and salt.
  3. Divide dough in half: stir cocoa and milk into one half and nuts and food color into the other half.
  4. Pat chocolate dough into rectangle, 6x5 inches.
  5. Cut crosswise into 8 strips, 3/4 inch wide.
  6. Repeat with pistachio dough.
  7. Place strips of each color of dough side by side alternating colors, Top with 2 strips of each color alternating colors to create checkerboard.
  8. Gently press strips together.
  9. Make second stack with remaining strips.
  10. Wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  11. Heat oven to 375°F.
  12. Cut rectangles crosswise into 1/4 inch slices.
  13. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  14. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until set.
  15. Cool.
  16. Makes 3 dozen cookies.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: