Yield: 36 cookies

Pistachio Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes

Pistachio Cookies are made with a pistachio pudding mix for a super soft and pretty cookie that's studded with loads of white chocolate chips. These easy cookies are always a hit!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar, packed
  • 1 box (3.4 ounce) instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups white chocolate chips, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with brown sugar and granulated sugar until creamy (about 2-3 minutes). Beat in pudding mix, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  3. Slowly add in flour, baking soda, and salt. Fold in 2 cups of the white chocolate chips.
  4. Using a 2 Tablespoon cookie scoop, drop cookie dough onto cookie sheet. Press extra morsels on top of each cookie. Bake 12-14 minutes, until cookies appear cooked and white chocolate chips begin to brown. Cool on wire rack.


  • No need to chill this dough!
  • If you like extra white chocolate chips on top, you will need 1 ½ bags, about 3 cups. 2 cups go into the cookie dough, and the remaining cup is used to press morsels into the tops of the unbaked cookies.
  • Store cookies in airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. Or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Use a cookie scoop to measure about 2 tablespoons of cookie dough per cookie. And be sure to leave about 2 inches between cookies on your cookie sheet.
  • Line the baking sheet with parchment paper. This allows the cookies to slide right off when they are finished baking and it makes clean up a breeze!
  • Don’t overbake the cookies! They are best when they are a little underbaked so they retain their softness.
  • Pro tip for a perfectly round cookie: Immediately after taking the cookies out of the oven, use a glass or the ring of a canning lid to “scooch” in the edges and make a rounder cookie.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 178Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 75mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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