Looking for a sweet treat this Ramadan? Look no further than @sweetconnoisseur‘s delicious pistachio chocolate chip cookies. These moist cookies combine a middle-eastern pistachio flavor with sweet western chocolate to give you the best of both worlds. Great for an Iftar dessert!
Chocolate chip pistachio cookies
(Makes approx 3 dozen cookies)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup ground raw pistachios (not salted)
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1. Heat oven to 365ºF.
2. Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in pistachios and chocolate chips.
3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. You can add a whole pistachio in the center of each cookie for a prettier presentation.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack
5. Enjoy and share with friends and family!
If you are brainstorming ideas for #GiveEid gifts, these cookies would also be a sweet choice to give to neighbors or friends.