Monday, December 10, 2012

5 Christmas Linky Party and Cran-Pistachio Cookies

Today is the Christmas Linky Party! :-) 
Link up with Christmas recipes, crafts, DIY projects, decorations, or traditions! :-) 
When you link up on Elizabeth Ann's Recipe Box, your link is immediately seen on the other hostess' blogs too! :-) It is a wonderful way to discover new blogs and to share great recipes and other Christmas ideas! :-) 
Here are the hostesses! :-) 
Meg from Henning Love
Allison from Cupcake Diaries
Whitney from Harvest Home!
I can't wait to see all of the links! :-)
I am sharing the perfect cookie for the upcoming holiday! The amazing saltiness from the pistachios mixed with the sweetness of the sugar cookie makes these cookies addicting! :-)
Enjoy! :-)
Cran-Pistachio Cookies
Source: Betty Crocker via The Girl Who Ate Everything
1 pouch Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix
1 box (4 serving size) pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 eggs
1 cup dry roasted salted pistachio nuts, chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped
optional - green food coloring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl stir cookie mix, pudding, and flour. Add melted butter and eggs and stir until incorporated.
Add pistachios and cranberries and mix well.
Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes. Don't overbake! If you bake them too long you will lose the soft texture and they won't be as green. They will not look done but take them out and let them sit on the pan for about 2 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

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  1. These cookies look delicious. I've got everything except the sugar cookie mix, but I'm sure I can round up something. I gotta make these tonight!!

    Happy Monday!

  2. wow, I've never seen those before. they look yummy!

  3. I LOVB pistachios!!! Totally going to make these next week :)

  4. I LOVE pistachios! Can't wait to make these next week!!


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