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It’s official. We’ve entered…PICNIC SEASON!
Yep, every spring one of my all time favorite things to do is to pack a lunch, head to the river and have a picnic in the park with my friends. It’s so beautiful, it’s so fun, AND I get to shower my friends with some yummy homemade treats!
Like these little delightful goodies!
CRANBERRY PISTACHIO COOKIES!!!
They’re Gluten Free, Vegan, and Specific Carb Diet friendly, and paleo!
Oh my gosh these were amazing. I ate the entire batch myself!! And I’m not ashamed!! 😀
Here’s what you need: (Makes ~6 cookies)
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup pistachios
1/8 cup dried cranberries (unsweetened)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 cup pistachios, rough chop
1/8 cup dried cranberries, rough chop
Good Chef’s Knife (This is the one I use and love)
You ready for the easiest directions ever?!? THROW EVERYTHING IN THE FOOD PROCESSOR AND BLITZ THEM UP!! That’s it!! Let it run for about 1-2 minutes until a ball forms. Then, roll roughly a Tbsp of the dough into a ball, and then roll in the chopped pistachios and cranberries. Chill for at least an hour…or dig in right away if you can’t resist!
How amazing were these cookies…let me count thy ways! They were wonderfully chewy, with a nice crunch from the chopped pistachio coating. They were sweet and nutty with a slight tang from the cranberries! They were absolutely wonderful!
And so pretty too! The red and green made these so whimsical and fun! They looked like they were “bejeweled” or “bedazzled!” They’d be great for Christmas too!
They were gone before I could give any away to my friends or doormen! Oops! Looks like I’ll be making another batch this weekend!
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47 responses to “Cranberry Pistachio Cookies!”
These look amazing!
Hey thanks so much Mitch! They really were – i love the flavor combo! hugs xox
These look so good, definitely going to give a try making some.
Hey lady! thanks so much! i hope you do! the flavor combo rocks! hugs xo
Yes please! these look amazing AND healthy! I die for pistachios.. but combined with cranberries? SO excited to try this flavor combo!
Thank you so much!!! Yes! me too – they’re the best nut if you ask me!!! 🙂 Hope you enjoy!! 🙂 hugs xo
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Oh, and the cranberry cookies look spectacular
oh thank you so much! and interesting! i’ll have to check it out!! thanks for the recco!! 🙂 hugs xo
This cookie recipe sounds and looks delicious! xo
thank you so much!!! 🙂 it really was – i love that flavor combo! pistachios are my favorite! big hugs xox
The food looks so delicious! I love all of the smiles with your friends Caralyn. 😎🙏🏻😬
Thanks so much John! I’m very blessed to have such great friends 🙂 Hugs and love xox
Me want cookies.
Hahahahaha thanks JB, yeah these were pretty dang tasty!! Have a great night! Hugs and love xox
You are very graciously welcome BBB. You have the best night of your life. Hugs and love to YOU!!
I always love seeing your goodie treats! Yum! God bless!
Hey Ryan! Aw shucks, thanks so much! These were a particularly nice treat! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
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Thank you so much Tonya for the link up! have a great night! love and hugs xox
I thought you were livening a good life. Now this? Just the picture has me at 3 of the seven deadlies. Anything with cranberries tempts me beyond what I can bear.
Haha thanks Jim! Yeah these are definitely delicious little bites! I love the cran/pistachio combo! Hugs and love xox
Thanks so much! The pistachios really made them special! Hugs and love xox
Looks yummy! Love cranberries and pistachios but have not tried this combo. And healthy too. Beats having a Snicker bar!:) Lol.
Thanks so much! They really compliment each other!! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
This is my kind of recipe. “Throw it in a blitz it up” gave me a good chuckle. You can form one into the shape of a little person and call it “Augustine of Cran(ter)-berry”. Are you planning (or have you already) compiled these weekly recipe posts into a cookbook?
Thanks so much Scoot! Hahaha cranterberry!! That’s hysterical!! Oh gosh you’re nice to say that – we’ll see!! 🙂 thanks for the encouragement! Hugs and love xox
Please send me some 🙂
Hahaha thanks so much!! They were pretty darn yummy!! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
Thank you so much!! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
This looks like a great combination I had never thought of, will definitely need to try it!
Thanks Ash! It was really a nice combo! Hugs and love xox
Do you do mail orders? J/K…Look scrumptious!
Hahaha you’re sweet! Thanks JB! Hugs and love xox
Those look delicious and amazing! Thanks for sharing. FYI, I love picnic season ⚘
Hey Lane! aw, thanks so much! me too! nothing like a little al fresco dining! 🙂 hugs to you xox
You’re welcome! Your recipes are great and seem so easy to make most of the time ⚘
Aww thanks 🙂 hehe
Those look so yummy and gluten free. Yea!! Thank you and may God bless you for always giving him all the Glory. What an amazing spirit you have my sister. Love Joni
Oh gosh thanks so much Joni!! God bless you!! Hugs and love xox
This is a perfect and healthy food for everyone! God bless!
Thanks! They were a real treat! Hugs and love xox