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Draven's "Not Good, Not Good At All" Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Draven's "Not Good, Not Good At All" Cookies, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathy Sherlock
Added: Wednesday, October 12, 2005


pastachio cookies
11/4 cups unsalted shelled pastachio nuts
21/3 all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, separated
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract

white chocolate filling
8 ounces good quality white chocolate, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1. Preheat the oven to 350. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
2. Process pastachios until finely ground, then transfer to a bowl and set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt and set aside.
4. In the bowl of a mixer, using the paddle attachment, beat the butter, sugar, and 1/4 cup pastachios at medium-high speed until light, about 2 minutes. Add egg yolks one at a time, then add vanilla. At low speed, gradually add flour.
5. Beat the egg whites until frothy. Form dough into 3/4-inch balls. Roll each ball in the egg whites, then the ground pastachios. Press indentation into each ball.
6. Bake 11-13 minutes and cool.
7. Melt white chocolate in double boiler with vegetable oil in double boiler.
8. Fill cooled cookies with melted chocolate.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When Draven tasted these cookies, he exclaimed "these cookies are not good, not good at all".




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