Pistachio Thins

Pistachio Thins

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"Light and crisp, these cookies are a pistachio lovers' dream. If you don't have ground cardamom on hand try using ground ginger."
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servings 49 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 49 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.6 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 46 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Add pistachios and stir until butter is lightly browned and pistachios toasted. Pour into mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk in sugar and egg white. Mix in the flour, cardamom or ginger and whisk until smooth.
  4. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately transfer cookies to rack to cool.


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Very light, VERY crisp -- turned out almost more like a savoury cracker, not that there's anything wrong with that. Nice consistency and satisfying taste; excellent tea cookie. Suggest making th...

This recipe did not work for me. The consistency was so thin--I think the measurements are wrong. It was like a puffy pistachio omelet.

Very watery consistency.

Very frustrating. Soup is right. But I stayed positive. I tried smaller cookies and reducing time. Still woudln't come off of bak. sheet great. Tried sprinkling flour on sheet hoping the batter ...

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