Pine Nut Cookies (Pignolis) All Saints’ Day.

Pine Nut Cookies (Pignolis) All Saints’ Day.


  •     2 ¼ cups of All Purpose Flour

  •     ¼ cup of Granulated Sugar

  •     ½ tsp of Salt

  •     2 cups of Pine Nuts, toasted

  •     ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract

  •     1 cup of Unsalted Butter at room temperature

  •     1 cup of Confectioner sugar


    1) Pulse the pine nuts in a food processor until coarse crumbs, set aside.

    2) In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla for 1 minute. Add the flour, salt and ground pine nuts and mix everything together until a dough forms. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

    3) Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a couple baking sheets with parchment paper. Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out your cookies placing them a couple inches apart. Bake for about 20 minutes on either your bottom or top shelf in the oven.

    4) Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes, then roll them in the confectioner sugar. Let them sit for a couple minutes and roll the in the sugar again. Enjoy!