Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Category: Desserts

  • Makes 5 dozen

  • Prep Time 20 min

  • Cook Time 25 min


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 3/4 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted

  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1/8 tsp. almond extract

  • 2 cups shelled pistachio or macadamia nuts, finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly spray baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  • Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

  • Beat I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy in large bowl with electric mixer, about 5 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating 30 seconds after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate and extracts. Beat in flour mixture just until blended. Stir in pistachios.

  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, 1-inch apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake one sheet at a time 8 minutes or until tops are puffed and dry but still soft when touched. (DO NOT OVER BAKE). Cool 5 minutes on wire rack; remove from sheets and cool completely.

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