This leprechaun cookie recipe is a must-try for St. Patrick's Day

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Pistachio cookies with green M&Ms bring back fond memories of St Patrick’s Day when I was younger. Every year my mom would bake these delicious treats and the entire family would gather around the table, eager to take a bite. The combination of sweet and salty, along with the festive green color of the M&Ms, made them the perfect way to celebrate the holiday.
These cookies are always a hit with everyone, no matter what the occasion. Whether it’s a birthday party or just an afternoon snack, they are sure to please. They are simple and easy to make, and the results are always delicious. Plus, the added green M&Ms make them an ideal way to add some festive cheer to any gathering. So, if you’re looking for a tasty treat that’s sure to be a hit, you can’t go wrong with pistachio cookies with green M&Ms.
Pistachio cookies
2½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2½ cups coarsely chopped pistachios
2 cups green M&Ms
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.
3. In a large bowl, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Mix in pistachios and M&Ms.
4. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven, until golden. Let stand on cookie sheets for 2 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool.
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