Christmas Cookie Factory: Day 4

Browsing on Pinterest what did I find? Pistachio cookies and, Oh! My! they are divine! The light green color is a great contrasting addition to my box of otherwise ordinary Christmas cookie colors.

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies


  • 1 ½ cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 boxes Jello Pistachio Instant Pudding Mix
  • 3/4 cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup craisins, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in pudding mix.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients.
  4. Use cookie scoop to form dough into balls.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes until cookie is “set” in the middle.

Makes approximately 40 cookies


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