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Pistachio Crescent Cookies Mix in a Jar

RG

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped salted pistachio nuts

Instructions

  1. Stir together flour, sugar and salt in mixing bowl.
  2. Add ingredients to 1-quart wide-mouth jar in following order: flour mixture, chocolate chips, then nuts. Seal jar.
  3. Decorate jar and attach the following recipe to a gift tag.

Pistachio Crescent Cookies

Makes 6 to 7 dozen cookies.

Cookies:

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 jar Pistachio Crescent Cookies Mix

Glaze:

2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
1/2 cup finely chopped salted pistachio nuts

Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

Beat butter in large bowl until fluffy. Add contents of jar mix. Beat until light dough forms.

Shape 1 1/2 teaspoons dough into rope 2 1/2 inches long. Bend into crescent shape. Arrange 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Chill 30 minutes.

Heat oven to 300 degrees F. Bake cookies 10 minutes or until firm and lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute. Remove to wire racks.

For glaze, combine chocolate chips and butter in microwavable bowl. Microwave on LOW for 1 minute. Stir and repeat if necessary until chocolate melts.

Place cookies on wire rack over wax paper. Spread pistachio nuts on sheet of aluminum foil. Dip ends of each cookie into chocolate glaze, then into nuts. Let stand 30 minutes or until glaze sets.


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