Guests are sure to go nuts for these mouth-watering cherry pistachio lemon cookies by Sandra Lee. Serve at a garden party — they’re the perfect way to kiss winter goodbye and ring in spring.
- 1 box lemon cake mix
- 1 box (4-serving size) instant pistachio pudding mix
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pistachios
- 1 container (4 ounces) candied red cherries, coarsely chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
In a bowl, stir together cake mix, pistachio pudding mix and salt. Beat in eggs and butter until a soft dough forms. Stir in pistachios and cherries.
Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place on cookie sheet 3 inches apart. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges just start to brown. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes on pan before transferring cookies to a wire rack.
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