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.

Cat Cora
Recipe by Health December 2011

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John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates

Recipe Summary

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

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

161 calories; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 0g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 0mg; sodium 65mg; calcium 3mg.
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