Pistachio Wreaths

Adapted from Cookies for Christmas

  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp green food coloring
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, chopped fine
Pistachio Wreaths
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine margarine and sugar. Add egg, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Mix well. Add flour mixture. Mix until thoroughly combined. Divide dough in half. Stir food coloring into one half. Cover and chill both for 30 minutes, or until easy to handle. Preheat oven to 375. On a lightly floured surface, shape about one-half of a measuring tablespoon of plain dough into a six inch rope. Repeat with half tablespoon of green dough. Place ropes side by side and twist together about six times. Form twisted ropes into a circle, gently pinching where ends meet. Place on unprepared baking sheets. Repeat with remaining dough, leaving two inches between cookies. Place small amount of pistachios in one spot on each wreath. Bake for ten minutes or until lightly browned.
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Posted: 11/29/2012
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WW Points* : 2.50
24 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107
Calories from Fat 45 (42%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8g 3%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Potassium 9mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 6g
Protein 1g 1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.