Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

Light and flavorful, enjoy a cookie with a burst of flavor and color! With ruby cranberries and green pistachios, these cookies are a host’s best friend and a must bake for your next holiday party or cookie exchange.


  • 6 ounces Fond O’ Foods German Butter
    Butter should be at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, lightly chopped
  • 1/3 cup of dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Made with FOND O’ FOODS German Butter


Preheat oven 325 degrees.

Step 1
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2
Soft flour and salt, set aside.

Step 3
Beat butter until creamy then add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

Step 4
Add flour mixture and beat just until incorporated. Stir in nuts and cranberries.

Step 5
Take he batter out of the bowl and form a couple of logs about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.

Step 6
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate about an hour.

Step 7
Cut cookies from the logs about 1/2 inch thick and place on cookie sheets.

Step 8
Bake about 20 minutes or until the edges of the cookies just turn slightly golden in color.

Store in a cookie jar or freeze in your freezer.

Made with FOND O’ FOODS German Butter