Pistachio Cranberry Cookies Recipe

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Lively flavors and appealing textures highlight these irresistible cookies that are sure to be a favorite treat for the Holidays.
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter - at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup pistachios - chopped fine
  • 3/4 cup cranberries - chopped
  • Powdered Sugar Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract or flavor of choice
Container: mixing bowl, cookie sheet
Directions
PREP
20 mins
COOK
20 mins
READY IN
3 hrs
  • Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl.
  • Add in the milk, vanilla, salt and flour.
  • Mix until blended but don't over beat.
  • Stir in the pistachios and cranberries.
  • Divide the dough in half to form two logs.
  • Roll into and 8 x 1 1/2 inch log.
  • Wrap each log in plastic wrap and chill for two hours.
  • Slice each log into 18 even slices.
  • Bake in a 375°F oven for approximately 12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
  • While cooling, mix powdered sugar, milk and orange extract together until smooth.
  • Drizzle each cookie with the powdered sugar frosting.
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