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
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!
“This is what the Lord says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life.” Ez 37:5
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