Pistachio Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt

Pistachio Cookies are sure to become a favorite! The subtle green color makes them perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chips that pair perfectly with pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one!

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.netpinterest-image

Have you ever added pudding mix to your cookies? If you haven’t, you don’t know what you are missing.  If you like soft cookies and pistachios, you’re going to love these pistachio cookies!  The pudding not only makes the cookies super moist and have such a great flavor, but it keeps them soft until the last cookie is gone! 

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

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We always have a bag of pistachios in the snack cabinet and spumoni ice cream has always been a favorite – I’ve been known to go out for Italian for dinner just so I can have spumoni ice cream for dessert 😉 I’m not sure why I’ve never used pistachios in a recipe like;  Pistachio SmoothieCreamy Cranberry Pistachio Fudge or No Bake Pistachio Ice Box Cake.

Being big fans of pistachios, I knew we’d like pistachio cookies.

The addition of dark chocolate chips and a sprinkled of sea salt….makes them hard to resist.

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

Let me share a little tip about the pistachios.  You can, of course buy them in the shell and shell them yourself, but that’s going to take a while.  Do yourself a favor and splurge on the no shell pistachios (I found a small 6 ounce bag at the grocery store for about $6).  Then use a nut chopper to chop them in no time.  If you don’t have a nut chopper, you’ll need a good sharp knife to chop them.

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

Pistachio Cookies

You can certainly opt to leave the pistachios out of the cookies, as the pistachio pudding will give them flavor, but the added crunch and flavor of the nuts is worth it!

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

The soft pistachio pudding cookie with dark chocolate chips sprinkled with sea salt  is the perfect combination. These would be so fun to give out on St. Patricks Day, on an Easter dessert table or even just as a treat after school.

Pistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

This recipe makes about 30 cookies.  Be warned though, you may want to make a double batch, because they’ll disappear quickly.

Pistachio Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt

A soft pudding cookie that is sure to become a family favorite!

Ingredients:

  • 1⅔ cups all purpose flour
  • 1  (3.4 ounce) box instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  •  ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios
  • sea salt

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  2. Cream sugars and butter together using an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well blended.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients and mix on low just until combined.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips and pistachios. Refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 325F.  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  7. Roll cookie dough into 1½-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheet. (dough will be dry, press together to form ball).  Sprinkle each cookie with sea salt.
  8. Bake for 11-13 minutes or just until they are set. Remove from oven if you see any brown on the edges.
  9. Cool on baking sheet for several minutes before moving to a wire rack.
recipe adapted from Mom on Timeout

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pinterest-imagePistachio cookies are sure to become a favorite! Perfect for St. Patricks Day, Easter, Christmas or any day. These deliciously soft pudding cookies are buttery and salty with dark chocolate chunks that pairs perfectly with chopped pistachios. I bet you can’t eat just one! Get the full printable recipe at TidyMom.net

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