Monday, May 14, 2012

Key Lime White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Makes 2 dozen
1 - stick unsalted butter, softened
¾- cup packed light brown sugar
2 - tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 - tsp vanilla
2 - eggs
2-  cups Self Rising flour
1-12oz  pkg. white chocolate chips
2 - tablespoon lime zest
1- tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
1/3 - cup coarsely chopped  pistachios

Preheat to 350ºF. Beat butter, sugars vanilla and egg with electric mixer until well mixed. Stir in flour. Stir in lime juice, white chocolate chunks and lime zest and pistachios.
Roll  cookies into 1 in balls and place onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set but not brown. Let sit  1 minute on the baking sheet before removing to a platter to cool.