These pistachio-ginger cookies make a fine accompaniment to a fruit compote.
2 dozen cookies
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup chopped skinned pistachios, rinsed if salted
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 large egg whites
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- Preheat oven to 300°F. Coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.
- Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add pistachios and stir until the butter is lightly browned, about 1 minute. Transfer the mixture to a bowl. Whisk in sugar. Add flour, egg whites and ginger and whisk until smooth. Drop the batter by heaping teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake, one sheet at a time, until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Immediately transfer the cookies with a spatula to a rack to cool. If the cookies begin to stick before all are removed, return the pan briefly to the oven.
Tips & Notes
- Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Per cookie: 41 calories; 2 g fat ( 1 g sat , 0 g mono ); 3 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 5 mg sodium; 21 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate
Kimberley Locke | Los Angeles, CA | Electronica/Dance / Pop / R&B
I am just getting back to LA and settling in a bit. As you may or may not know, I was in Gallatin (my home town) where I did a performance for Volunteer State Community College, I went to NY, and then to Mexico. Three weeks on the road makes for a lot of luggage and laundry!
The show in my hometown was pretty fantastic. It was such a treat to go home and do a show for the people who have known me all my life and encouraged me along the way. It was an emotional night as I was proud of myself and overwhelmed by the support. It was like everything up that point all made sense as I reflected on my journey. Not only was I presented the Key to the City, the college started a music scholarship in my name. That was pretty awesome!
After that show I was off to NY for a couple of very important meetings with Disney/ABC. I’m sure you’ve heard the news that I will be a part of a new daytime talk show premiering on ABC daytime in Jan 2012. (Happy Birthday to me!) The show is tentatively called, “The Revolution”. I will be co-hosting with fashion expert, Tim Gunn and fitness guru Harley Pasternak. Hosting a TV show has been a (long-term) goal of mine since American Idol. Eight and a half years later, here I am. Writing this in a blog is very surreal. I just can’t believe it! The day I received the news I was completely blown away and shocked. So I am very excited to share this news with you and thank you for all of your encouragement and support over the past several years. I hope you enjoy the show!
Once I left NY I went to Mexico where I performed for Club Atlantis at the Club Med in Cancun. I had never been to Cancun and I must say it was breathtaking and I sure needed a few days of down time to relax and chill. That’s exactly what I did. J It was fantastic. After a few days of rest, I must admit I was eager to get back to work.
I know you all are asking, “What about the music?” Well, I am so glad that you asked. LOL. I recently started a new company called I AM Entertainment. I am proud to announce that I will be releasing my music as an independent artist this time around under the company. I know that you are anxious to know when the new music is coming and it is coming very soon. First, I want to ask you a question, “Would you cast your vote to help me and my team determine the next radio single?” Of course you would, right? Well, this is what we are doing, in a few weeks my team will be launching a voting campaign via Facebook. We will be posting 3 audio clips of my new songs that you, the fan, can vote for. Which ever song you vote for the most will be the next song at radio. I encourage you to get as many people as you can to go to the fan page and vote for the single, the more the better, right? I hope you are as excited as I am! I have been writing music for the past year and I can’t wait to see and read your comments. If I know one thing about my fans…. you are honest!!!! That’s what I love about you the most! So with that being said, let’s get this party started. Thanks for your patience and support. Thanks for making me a successful recording artist. Let’s get another hit on the charts!
More news to come, stay tuned!!!!