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Pignoli Cookies

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Ingredients
  Pine nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pignolia)
  Butter 8 Ounce, softened (2 Sticks)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 (At Room Temperature)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread out pine nuts on a baking sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, shaking pan once or twice, until nuts are lightly browned and fragrant.
2. In a medium bowl, beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, vanilla, and lemon juice.
3. Add flour to butter-sugar mixture and beat until blended. Stir in pignoli. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour, until firm.
4. Preheat oven to 300°F. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until edges just begin to turn pale golden. Remove to a rack and let cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pine Nut
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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