Pistachio Christmas Tree Shortbread with White Chocolate Snow

Christmas is approaching, possibly my favourite time of year and this one is even better so I have decided (not officially knowing me I will not stick to it) that I am going to do a whole lot more baking this year.

So up first Pistachio Christmas Tree Shortbread with White Chocolate Snow:

Ingredients

  • 125g of Butter
  • 55g of Sugar
  • 180g of Flour
  • 35g of Chopped Pistachios
  • 100g of White Chocolate
  • 1 Christmas Tree Shaped Biscuit Cutter
Pistachio Christmas Tree Shortbread with White Chocolate Snow
Pistachio Christmas Tree Shortbread with White Chocolate Snow

Method

  1. Mix the butter and sugar in a bowl until the mixture is smooth
  2. Begin to stir in the flour in stages through a sieve and continue to mix together thoroughly
  3. When you sieve in the last of the flour also add the chopped pistachios before combining for the final time
  4. At this stage the mixture turns from a paste to a crumbly mixture so use your hands to create a ball with the mixture
  5. Dust a dry and clean surface with flour and roll the mixture out to 1cm thick – Make sure you also dust your rolling pin
  6. Cut out your shapes and place on baking paper on a baking tray (you may have mixture left over, keeping rolling our until you use all of the mixture for the shapes)
  7. Put the shapes into the fridge for 20 minutes and preheat your oven to 180C (Fan)
  8. Put into the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes until golden
  9. Leave to cool
  10. Once the biscuits are cool, melt the white chocolate and one by one dip half of the biscuit into the chocolate and place on a tray covered in baking paper
  11. Once all of the biscuits are done put into the fridge for 30 minutes until the chocolate has set
  12. Then enjoy!

I am so pleased with how my Pistachio Christmas Tree Shortbread with White Chocolate Snow both in how they look and how they taste, they are definitely festive and a great snack to offer to visiting friends or family (or for yourself/husband).

If I keep this up, my husbands colleagues will love me!

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Mmmm sounds delish! I love pistachios and pistachio infused foods!

    1. I do find myself incorporating them a lot!!

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