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Persian Cardamom Cookies

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Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Cake flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Cardamom 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pistachio nuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Beat together butter or margarine, vanilla, and powdered sugar until fluffy.
Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, beating until light colored.
Sift and measure cake flour, sift with cardamom.
Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until soft and well blended.
Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls.
Press a small piece of pistachio in center of each.
Bake on ungreased baking sheets in a 375° oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3989 Calories from Fat 1489

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g259.5%

Saturated Fat 92 g459.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 736.3 mg245.4%

Sodium 34.3 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 553 g184.3%

Dietary Fiber 58.3 g233.3%

Sugars 123.7 g

Protein 85 g170.1%

Vitamin A 97.1% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 48.8% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Persian Cardamom Cookies Recipe