Chocolate Dipped Cardamom Shortbread Cookie with Pistachios

by Rebekahcooked up on December 8, 2016

Dipping something in chocolate is almost always a good idea. But first, you have to learn how to work with that chocolate!

Chocolate-Dipped Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies | PDXfoodlove

Until I made these cookies a week ago, I confess that I had tried (and failed) several time to properly temper chocolate. I’m usually a stickler with the thermometer, but for whatever reason I hadn’t succeeded in the past. (I can’t make fudge, either – I bet these are related. Though I have made plenty of other candies just fine).

Chocolate-Dipped Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies | PDXfoodlove

Anyway, this time I used the clear and concise instructions from the Theo Chocolate Cookbook (unsponsored recommendation: buy it!). Because I was actually able to pull it off this time! Woohoo!

Chocolate-Dipped Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies | PDXfoodlove

I am super proud of the way these cookies turned out. There’s a nice but not overwhelming hint of cardamom in the cookies themselves, and the chocolate and pistachios on the top give it a nice crunch. And like I said, chocolate improves just about everything.

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