Looking for something new or for a yummy food gift? Try this unique and tasty treat!
Preparation Time: 40 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Yield: 36 x cookies (3 dozen)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugar; mix well. Add egg; beat well. Add amaretto, lemon zest and fennel seeds; mix to combine.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture; beat well. Stir in pistachio nuts (dough will be stiff).
* Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly on baking sheets; remove to cooling racks and cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
* OPTIONAL GARNISH: Before baking, flatten 1-inch dough balls slightly and sprinkle with additional 3/4 to 1 cup chopped pistachios.
Garnish is not included in the nutritional analysis.