In this post we will look at 17 scrumptious pistachio recipes. These nutty and yummy dishes will have you and your family asking for seconds.
Pistachios are one of my all time favorite nuts. Actually, they are not even a nut. Pistachios are actually a seed (source)! I sure hope that means we can eat mre of them.
Well, nut or seed it’s not going to stop me from enjoying them. And the cool thing about pistachios is that they can be used for so many things in the kitchen. They are amazing in deserts and sweets…pistachio ice cream anyone!
But they also work great in savory applications, pistachio crusted salmon or chicken. Super yummy and easy!
Yummy Pistachio Recipes
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This pistachio dacquoise combined with pistachio mousseline cream and fresh raspberries is a sophisticated cake for green holidays, birthday parties, and when you feel like eating a pistachio dessert.
Pistachio Crusted Baked Chicken
These better-for-you Pistachio Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe is the perfect 30 minute dinner recipe for busy weeknights! These chicken tenders are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults.
Pistachio Icebox Cake
Icebox cakes are easy no-bake desserts that are stored in the refrigerator (referred to as an “icebox” back in the day. This tasty pistachio icebox cake is made with lush layers of pistachio pudding, whipped topping, graham crackers, and chopped pistachios. After sitting in the fridge overnight the graham cracker layer softens which results in a cool and delicious treat.
A quick, easy and delicious green dessert layered with whipped cream, cream cheese, pistachio pudding on a nutty shortbread crust - perfect for your St. Patrick's Day dinner or any potluck
This Watergate Salad, also known as Pistachio Salad, Pistachio Delight or Pistachio Fluff or Green Fluff, can be a side salad or dessert salad and is a sweet, cool, crunchy dessert made with pistachio pudding, whipped topping, crushed pineapple, mini marshmallows, pecans, and coconut
Pistachios Ice Cream
This recipe of pistachios ice cream requires no eggs, no machine and in nutshell, no hassle. You just a nice, creamy and mouth-watering icecream in just 5 minutes.
Chewy Pistachio Cookies
These soft and chewy pistachio cookies are easy to make, and you need just a few ingredients. They are loaded with chocolate chunks and chopped pistachios for extra flavor. The taste and color are all-natural from ground pistachio.
Cranberry Pistachio Bark
Cranberry and Pistachio White Chocolate Bark is a delicious sweet treat or edible gift. It contains just three ingredients and is quickly and easily made. As well, you don’t need to be a skilled cook to make this spectacular confectionery; if you can melt chocolate you can make this festive Bark.
Pistachio Butter Recipe
This pistachio butter recipe only calls for pistachios and salt, but a little maple syrup or honey can be used as well. It makes for a great gift, and it’s also paleo and vegan. Super easy to make!
These delightful Pistachio Macarons are filled with pistachio buttercream and remind me of our time in Paris and the famous French macarons we got from Ladurée. Let your tastebuds do the traveling without the jetlag by making these at home!
Pistachio Cherry Bread
Pistachio Cherry Bread is a delicious colorful quick bread that is a lot like a light pound cake. The pretty green and red combination makes this a nice Holiday bread, but it’s great anytime. Pistachio bread with maraschino cherries is so delicious!
Pistachio Bundt Cake
Soft, light and buttery Pistachio Bundt Cake made with real pistachios and not Pistachio pudding! Finished off with fun and festive green candy melts topping.
Egyptian Pistachio Dukkah
Egyptian Pistachio Dukkah Seasoning is a spice blend that is a delicious combination of roasted and ground nuts, spices, and seeds.
Pistachio Baklava with Honey Orange Syrup
This homemade Pistachio Baklava is made with buttery layers of flaky phyllo dough, fresh ground pistachios and toasted cardamom, and drizzled in an orange honey sauce for the perfect amount of sweet. Check out this easy step by step tutorial on how to make baklava.
Italian Pistachio Cookies
These no flour Italian pistachio cookies are incredibly easy to make and you can have a super tasty treat in 20 minutes. They’re a bit chewy and extra nutty, so don’t be surprised if they disappear quickly!
I sure hope you enjoyed this selection of pistachio recipes and that you were able to find something to make. For more recipes check out my LifeStyle and Home Section.
And feel free to leave me a comment below and share what’s cooking in your kitchen!
Melissa is a passionate minister, speaker and an ongoing learner of the Bible. She has been involved in church and vocational ministry for over 18 years. And is the founder of Think About Such Things. She has the heart to equip the saints by helping them get into the Word of God and fall more in love with Jesus. She also enjoys family, cooking, and reading.
She has spoken in churches in California, Oregon, Texas, and Mexico and has been featured in Guidepost Magazine and All Recipes Magazine. Read More…