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Pistachio & Lime Biscuits


Pistachio & Lime Biscuits

Lovely easy little biscuits to make. Pistachio and lime go so well together flavour wise and I  love the vivid green of the pistachios, amazing. They make great little gifts in fancy clear bags with ribbons. Alternatively keep them for yourself in the biscuit tin! They won’t last long…

Have a go at these Pistachio & Lime Biscuits, I’m sure you’ll love them. They are so easy, get the kids baking! We need to give them the cooking skills they need and what better way that to start with a sweet treat.

You never know after a while you may be able to allocate one evening per week that they need to cook for you? Good practice for the future?

Thanks Clare


  • 225g (8 oz) Self Raising Flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 170g (6 oz) Butter
  • 110g (4 oz) Golden Caster Sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 75g Shelled Pistachios, roughly chopped
  • Zest of 2 Limes


Preparation Method

  1. Preheat oven 180 C/ 350F / Gas 4
  2. Sift flour and salt into a bowl, then rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add sugar, chopped pistachios and lime zest
  4. Add the beaten egg and mix into a stiff dough, turn out onto a floured surface and knead gently until smooth.
  5. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for minimum  30 mins.
  6. Remove from the fridge and cut in 5mm – 10mm slices (makes about 20 biscuits)
  7. Place these rounds on baking tray slightly press down – Do not place them to close or they’ll stick together
  8. Bake in oven for about 15 mins until golden.
  9. Enjoy!


Sammie says:
I love these biscuits and I have a very good friend who will love me even more for making them! Thanks for sharing. Sammie www.feastingisfun.com