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Great Christmas cookies...colorful and tasty, these also make great presents.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter until softened. Add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and almond extract and beat well.

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  • Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat until well mixed.

  • Divide the dough in half and stir food coloring into one half. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll about 1/2 tablespoon of plain dough into a 6-inch rope. Repeat with green dough.

  • Place ropes side by side and twist together about 6 times. Form twisted ropes into a circle and gently pinch ends together.

  • Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, leaving 2 inches between cookies. Place small amount of chopped pistachios onto each wreath where ends are pinched together.

  • Bake for about 10 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet for about 1 minute. Remove and cool thoroughly on rack.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 29.2g; fat 13.4g; cholesterol 46mg; sodium 157.4mg. Full Nutrition
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