Christmas Cookie Recipes

These cookies look like Christmas decorations with the green pistachio layer and red candied cherry layer. They also taste delicious. If you have a pistachio lover in the family, they will really appreciate these decadent cookies. These cookies store well after being cooked, and freeze well, too – either prepared or in dough form.


2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/3 cup pistachios, finely chopped
Green food coloring paste
1/3 cup red candied cherries, finely chopped
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