The Kitchen (The home of Delicious Arabic Food) invites you to try Pistachio Delight Recipe. Enjoy the Arab cuisine and learn how to make Pistachio Delight.
Pistachio nuts in a blanket of orange blossom hinted cookie batter topped with sesame seeds. These cookies have a slightly grainy textu …
Total Time: 1 hrs
Prep Time: 35 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Serves: 20-30 Yield: 48-72 cookies
1 cup ghee (vegetable or butter)
1 1/2 cups unbleached cane sugar
2 1/2 cups fine semolina flour
1 cup white flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons orange blossom water
2 cups shelled unsalted pistachio nuts, halved
1/2 cup sesame seed, toasted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Using a stand mixer by hand or a hand mixer, creme ghee and sugar till well blended.
2 Add vanilla and baking powder while mixer is still on.
3 Add semolina flour and blend until fully incorporated.
4 Add white flour and do the same on slow speed. If doing by hand, stir the mixture starting slowly and gradually increasing speed.
5 Stir in orange blossom water and egg. At this time the mixture will appear thin but do not be concerned it needs to be wet.
6 Preheat panggangan to 400 degrees.
7 On a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet place place 4-6 pistachio halves
8 Using a melon baller, make a ball of cookie dough and roll the top in sesame seed.
9 Place on top of the 4 pistachio nuts.
10 Bake until the cookie is golden brown about 10-14 minutes.
11 Cool and remove from cookie sheet. Enjoy!
By theratners food.com