Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies
Yield: 2 Dozen Small Cookies Cooking Time: 30 Minutes Difficulty: Easy Full Episode: All About Allergies! (Season 3)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Use a hand mixer on medium-high speed to cream butter, brown sugar, and sugar until they are light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg whites and vanilla extract and continue to cream for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. While mixing on low speed, slowly add almond flour and chopped pistachios. Mix for 1 minute. The dough should hold together and be slightly crumbly.
  5. Portion the dough into 24 tablespoons and roll into small round balls. Place on a baking tray. With your thumb make an impression on the center of the ball. (If the dough is too soft, place in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.)
  6. Place a small spoonful of the preserves into the impression made by your thumb. Place the cookies in refrigerator and chill for about 15 minutes before baking.
  7. Once chilled, bake for 8-10 minutes in preheated oven.

Equipment:

Hand Mixer
Paddle Attachment
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups
Mixing Bowl
Baking Tray
Full Episode: All About Allergies! (Season 3)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Butter, softened
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • 1 cup Pistachios, chopped
  • ½ cup Plum Preserves or Raspberry Preserves