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Honey-Dipped Cookies

Store-bought shortbread cookies are given a bit of pizzaz when they're dipped into a honey-lemon syrup and sprinkled with chopped pistachios. Serve Honey-Dipped Cookies when you need an easy and impressive cookie.

Health DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Makes 2 dozen cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 lemon slices
  • 24 shortbread cookies
  • Finely chopped pistachios (about 1/2 cup)

Preparation

Combine sugar, honey, water, lemon juice, and lemon slices in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Simmer, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar (15-20 minutes). Set aside to cool completely. Dip shortbread cookies into cooled syrup, then finely chopped pistachios to coat. Transfer to a wax paper-lined plate until set.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 7.2g
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Calcium: 3mg
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