Wednesday, October 14, 2015

pistachio biscuits

Eid sweet is a must ..enjoyed the whole 3 days festival  between ma'moul , qouriaba , dates rings , baklava ..etcthis recipe makes small green cardamom infused cookies that served in Eid and any day actually

ingredient : ( for 45 small biscuits / cookies)

1/2 cup castor sugar (or confectionery sugar )
3/4 cup butter 
1 1/2 all purpose flour ,sifted ( you can use brown flour)
1/2 cup pistachio powder/ flour
1 teaspoon Vanilla liquid
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
2 drop of green food color  (unnecessary)
Pinch of salt
Pinch baking  powder
Pistachio slices for garnish


  • whisk butter with sugar approximately 7-10 minutes until the mixture get creamy
  • add the vanilla and food color, pistachios, cardamom, salt and flour then fold everything together and do not over mix
  • let the dough rest a bit in the refrigerator
  • heat oven to 160C. Line 2 baking trays with baking parchment
  • shape the biscuits / cookies into small balls 
  •  press the pistachio slice into the biscuit ball a little to take the circular shape
  • bake for 8-10 until the edge get golden " it will be soft " , let it cool before eating
bon appetit

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