Pistachio-Flavored Pudding Cookies

There are as many flavors for pudding cookies as there are for pudding mix. So let the children experiment with different flavors. I use pistachio flavored pudding mix because it yield cookies of my favorite color.

Ingredients for pudding cookies

Instant vanilla pudding mix 1 package (3.4 oz.)
Baking powder 2 tsp
All purpose flour 1 cup
Unsalted butter, softened ½ cup
Granulated sugar ¼ cup
Eggs 2 large

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line baking sheets with parchment paper.

    Creaming butter and sugar

  • Combine pudding mix, baking powder, and flour in a bowl and set aside for later use.

  • Cream softened butter and sugar together until thoroughly combined or for about 5 minutes. Add eggs and beat for 3 more minutes.

    Ready for baking
  • Gradually stir the dry ingredients into butter and sugar mixture. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.

  • Beat softened butter and sugar until creamy, beat in ground nuts. Gradually add flour, blending thoroughly.

    Pudding cookies
  • Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let pudding cookies cool on baking sheets for a couple of minutes before transferring them to wire racks to cool completely.

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