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13 Rich & Delicious Pistachio Cookies To Bake All Year Round ๐Ÿช

13 Rich & Delicious Pistachio Cookies To Bake All Year Round 🍪

Check out these 13 rich pistachio cookie recipes that put your earthy, green pistachio nuts to delicious use.

These drop cookies are very soft and chewy and have a beautiful pastel green color thanks to the fresh pistachios in the mix. Chocolate chip cookies inspire the cookie dough. 

It is buttery and a bit salty, and instead of chocolate chips, chopped pistachios are folded into the batter. These goodies do not include artificial flavors as they are made with real nuts. 

These pudding cookies are soft, decadent, chewy, and easy to make. 

It also has the prettiest festive shade of green, making it an ideal snack to serve on holidays, parties, or St. Patrick’s Day

The recipe uses an instant pudding mix loaded with chopped pistachios and sweet white chocolate chips. Add a bit of green food coloring for full effect, or leave it as is.

Cranberry, white chocolate, and pistachio are three traditional Christmas colors wrapped into one amazing and tasty bite. But why wait until the holidays to enjoy these beauties.

These buttery cookies are filled with sweet white chocolate, tart cranberries, and salty pistachio nuts. You can top them off with dried cherries for a complete holiday feel. 

Brown Butter Pistachio Cookies have such amazing flavor in a crisp, chewy cookie. The flavor combination of pistachios, brown butter, and orange wins this recipe over at

Not only are these cookies baked with loads of melty dark chocolate chunks, but they are also made with sweet brown butter for a rich and decadent toffee flavor. 

The flaky sea salt is added to help balance the sweetness while bringing out the rich dark chocolate and nutty pistachios. It is soft, crisp, melty, chewy, gooey, and has everything going for it. 

This cookie is perfect for those who love salted caramel and toffee. 

This cookie is made with butter cookie dough and packed with chocolate chunks, pistachios, and coffee. It is an incredible combination of flavors you won’t see anywhere else. 

These chocolate and coffee magic are made with brown butter, making the dough extra rich and caramel-like. The chocolate melts into the sweet dough, forming a gooey puddle you want to dive into. 

It has slightly crispy edges and soft centers. 

Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies are flavorful and soft, made with salt, brown butter, honey, and pistachios.  

This salted cookie is speckled with white chocolate, but you can use semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips if you like. 

Shortbread is a Scottish delicacy. 

It is a butter cookie that has been adapted to different cultures and cuisines by the addition of oils, different spices, and nuts.  Its Middle Eastern version, called Ghoraibi, is spiced with cardamom and scented with some rosewater, and topped with almonds. 

Cardamom has become one of my favorite baking spices, warm, citrusy and fragrant.

The recipe’s dough is quick to put together, uses a couple of ingredients, and does not spread when it is baked. The final result is a crumbly buttery treat that is perfect with tea or a pot of coffee.

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies are soft, sweet, tart, and full of white chocolate chips and cranberries

This is a great cookie to serve during the holiday season. This is also a great dessert to serve to those who love cookies with all the textures and flavors in them. 

Each bite is loaded with crunchy nuts and gooey chocolate chips. 

This recipe is filled with tangy orange goodness. The soft, buttery cookies are filled with delicious orange flavor and topped with orange-glazed and chopped pistachios. 

Orange Pistachio Cookies are ideal for those who enjoy fruit-flavored desserts or snacks.

These vanilla cookies are dipped in melted white chocolate and sprinkled with pistachios. The vanilla flavor stands out in these buttery treats. 

The secret ingredient for making the best strawberry-flavored cookies are dried strawberries. 

These cookies are slightly chewy and soft and have the right amount of crunch. The cookie dough retains its texture during baking, yet there is a bold concentrate of fresh strawberry flavor in every bite.

These delightful oatmeal cookies are filled with sweet and tangy blueberries. They can be enjoyed as a snack or breakfast because they aren’t TOO sweet.

The bottom line

Pistachios may have a distinctive earthy flavor, a crisp and chewy nut that is common in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking. But they are easy to find in stores here, and for baking, we recommend getting them already shelled and you even get them already prepped:

Dry roasted, unsalted pistachios at
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13 Rich & Delicious Pistachio Cookies

13 Rich & Delicious Pistachio Cookies

Check out these 13 rich pistachio cookies that put the versatile nut to delicious use; unlock all recipes and bake them all year round!


  • Pistachio Drop Cookies
  • Pistachio Pudding Cookies
  • White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Cookies
  • Brown Butter Pistachio Cookies
  • Salted Dark Chocolate Chunk Pistachio Cookies
  • Pistachio, Coffee & Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies
  • Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies
  • Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
  • Cranberry Pistachio Cookie
  • Orange Pistachio Cookies
  • Vanilla Cookies With White Chocolate & Pistachios
  • Soft Strawberry Cookies With Pistachios
  • Blueberry Pistachio Oatmeal Cookie


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