- Sugar - 1/3 Cup + 2 Tbsp
- Almond Paste - 1/3 Cup
- All Purpose Flour - 1 2/3 Cup
- Semisweet Chocolate Chips - 1 Cup
- Finely Chopped Pistachios - 1/2 Cup
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 Degree F.Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or lightly grease and dust with flour. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until blended.
Step 2: Blend in flour to make a smooth dough. Turn out into lightly floured board.Divide in to 8 equal pieces;divide each piece in half.Roll each half into a 12 inch rope;cut each rope in to 2 inch lengths.
Step 3: Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.Remove to wire racks to cool.
Step 4: To give the elegant finish,melt chocolate chips in small bowl over hot water.Stir until smooth.Dip both ends of cookies about 1/2 inch into melted chocolate,then dip the chocolate ends into pistachios.Place on waxed paper;let stand until chocolate is set.