Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies

- chewy & buttery -

These pistachio chocolate chip cookies are packed full of pistachios, chocolate, and cardamom. They have crisp edges, perfectly chewy centers and loads of pistachio and chocolate flavor!

– Buttery crispy edges and soft middles – Pistachio, brown butter, and cardamom – Easy to make

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Melt butter on medium heat. Stir occasionally to prevent burning.


Add chopped pistachios into the butter and stir. Add cardamom and mix.  Turn off the heat and pour the mixture into a bowl.


Let the butter mixture cool to room temperature - it will become thicker but still stirrable. 


Add sugar into the butter mixture. Add salt and mix until it lightens in color and get creamy. Add one egg and vanilla. Mix well until fully combined.


Sift flour and baking soda. Fold with a spatula until a soft texture. Add the chocolate, fold the chocolate into the cookie dough until combined.


Use a cookie scoop to portion the cookie dough into about 2 ½ tablespoon sized cookie balls. Place onto a parchment lined plate.  Press the reserved pistachios and chocolate on top of the cookie dough balls.


Chill in the freezer for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven. Place cookie dough balls onto parchment paper, 3 inches apart


Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from the oven and let cool on for 1 minute. Sprinkle with flaky salt and transfer cookies onto a cooling rack to cool completely. 

The crispiest and chewiest buttery pistachio chocolate chip cookies!  If you love pistachios and thin crispy chewy chocolate chip cookies, you'll love these!

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