Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers

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  • Published Mar 6th
  • Ready In1h 45m
  • Servings100
  • Calories51
These are tender and delicately flavored cookies - the light green color and chocolate drizzle make them stand out on a cookie tray. Nice for holidays or bridal showers.

Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers for 100 servings:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (3 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook12m
  • Ready In1h 45m

To cook Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers is about 12 minutes , and you can serve your Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers within 1 hour 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pistachio Cream Cheese Fingers easily:

  1. 1 In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, dry pudding mix, baking powder, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Cover dough, and refrigerate for at least one hour for easier handling.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into finger shapes, about 1 1/2 inches long. Place cookies on prepared cookie sheets.
  3. 3 Bake for 9 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until set and very lightly browned on bottoms. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  4. 4 In small saucepan over low heat, melt together chocolate and shortening, stirring constantly until smooth and well blended. Drizzle a small amount of chocolate over each cookie. Allow the chocolate to set before storing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 51 calories; 3 grams of fat; 5.6 grams of carbohydrates; 0.6 gram of protein; 9 milligrams of cholesterol; 51 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 2nd 2011

    Found this recipe while searching for recipes which included pistachio pudding mix in the ingredients. They sounded good and I decided to make them as part of my Christmas cookie baking this ...

  2. Nov 21st 2010

    I printed the recipe out adding the reviews I wanted and also printed it out to make 1/2 the amount. As I was mixing the ingredients for the 1/2 recipe I realized the reviews suggesting addi ...

  3. Dec 28th 2009

    I looked over all the reviews on this recipe and made these using a few of the ideas I read. One thing I did was add a bit more butter. Also I added two small packages of pistachio pudding m ...

  4. Feb 19th 2008

    I have loved these since I was a little girl, they're a holiday staple at my mom's! She makes the shape by putting them in an tipless pastry/icing bag, and squeezing them out.

  5. Dec 23rd 2006

    I was surprised also that a few people rated these poorly--I just made 5 different cookies from the Allrecipes Best Cookies book and these were a stand-out favorite at our party. The dough ...

  6. Dec 5th 2006

    I'm a little surprised at the either/or reviews for this cookie. I've always found it a great recipe for the Christmas holidays, tasty and easy to make. It's always pretty on the tray -- I ...

  7. Nov 14th 2002

    I let the dough sit out until very soft and put it in a pastry bag with a large star tip and piped out the fingers. I dipped one end in the chocolate. They looked very nice.

  8. Dec 18th 2001

    I could not mold this cookie, so I let the dough stand at room temperature. When it was soft enough, I used a cookie press (leaf shaped disc). Once the cookies were cooled, I sandwiched me ...

  9. Apr 17th 2001

    Everyone thought they were store bought! Lovely delicate flavour, and they're green! I refrigerated for several days BEFORE baking and still came out great. They stay chewy and fresh for ...