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Pistachio Cream Sandwich Cookies

Pistachio Cream Sandwich Cookies

These are a nut lover's dream. Pistachio nuts are in both the cookie and the filling.

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50 min
Prep Time
3 hrs
Total Time
48 sandwich



3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup finely chopped pistachio nuts


1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 to 4 teaspoons Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half

2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachio nuts



How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine 3/4 cup butter and 3/4 cup powdered sugar in bowl. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add egg; continue beating until combined. Add flour and salt; beat on low speed until well mixed. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  3. STEP 3

    Place 1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts in bowl. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls. Roll each in pistachio nuts. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 7-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter, vanilla and enough half & half for desired spreading consistency in bowl. Stir in 2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts.

  6. STEP 6

    Spread bottom-side of 1 cookie with 1 teaspoon filling; top with another cookie, bottom-side down. Repeat with remaining cookies.

Nutrition (1 sandwich cookie)

80 Calories
4.5 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
55 Sodium (mg)
8 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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