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Pistachio cookies recipe bakery style | Diwali 2016 snack recipes

Pistachio cookies bakery style with step by step photos. Hyderabad Karachi bakery style pistachio cookies flavored with nutmeg and rose water.
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time1 hr 27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 79kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup wheat flour or maida
  • 100 grams soft butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar can reduce up to 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios unsalted
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose water
  • Pinch of salt if using unsalted butter


  • Take soft butter in a mixing bowl. Add nutmeg powder and rose water to it.
  • Add powdered sugar and whisk well until creamy.
  • Add wheat flour and mix well.
  • Add 1/2 cup chopped pistachios and mix well. If the dough is very dry, just sprinkle 2 tablespoons milk.
  • Shape the dough into two round or square logs. Freeze the logs for 45minutes.
  • Preheat oven at 180C. Slice the log into equal sized cookies.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes. Once done, cool thoroughly and serve pistachio cookies as required.


1. Do not over bake the cookies. Remove from oven once the edges slightly change color.
2. These cookies crisp up on cooling. Watch carefully after 10 minutes and remove from oven


Serving: 24cookies | Calories: 79kcal