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Pistachio Shortbread Crisps

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pistachio nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating well.
Add vanilla, beating until blended.
Gradually add flour, beating just until combined.
Process pistachios in a food processor until coarsely ground.
Place ground nuts on a plate.
Shape dough into 1" balls.
Working over plate of nuts with 1 ball at a time, sprinkle about 1 tablespoon nuts over ball, pressing nuts gently into ball.
Repeat procedure with remaining balls and nuts.
Place balls on ungreased baking sheets; flatten to 3/8" thickness.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Immediately remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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