Pistachio Cookies Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

Preparation time
25 min
Cooking time

15 min

Resting place
in the fridge
Rest time

20 min

How to prepare: Pistachios

Pistachio nuts preparation - Phase 1

Pistachio nuts preparation - Phase 1

To prepare the pistachios, work in the bowl of the planetary mixer, using the whisk k, the pistachio cream, the flour and egg. You will need to obtain a homogeneous mixture that you will rest in the refrigerator for 20 minutes covered with cling film. Alternatively, you can easily knead by hand as for a common shortcrust pastry.

Pistachio nuts preparation - Phase 2

Pistachio nuts preparation - Phase 2

After the resting time, take the dough and using a spoon or an ice cream portioner, obtain small quantities of dough that you will mold with your hands to form “nuts”. Arrange the balls thus obtained on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. With the end of the handle of a wooden spoon, make a central hole in order to obtain a hollow. Bake the biscuits in the oven, preheated to 160 °, for 15 minutes.

Pistachio nuts preparation - Phase 3

Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a cake rack. In the meantime, transfer the pistachio cream into a pastry bag with a 15 mm star nozzle. When serving, decorate each pistachio with a sprig of cream in the hollow.


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