Easy Gluten Free Pistachio Cookies Recipe

Craving something sweet and salty? This Easy Gluten Free Pistachio Cookies recipe is just what you need to quickly satisfy that craving. These delicious, beautiful little cookies can be whipped up in about 15 minutes with just 6 ingredients – 3 of which you likely already have on-hand.

These cookies start with Kinnikinnick’s gluten free white cake mix and pistachio pudding mix as the base and are dotted with salty, roasted pistachios. The result is utterly amazing!

This is a one-bowl recipe, which means clean-up will be effortless, but it will look like you spent hours on these because they are just that impressive-looking! Something about the pastel green color that is surprisingly elegant and fun.

Make some of these for your next gathering or take to a friend’s party. Guests will be green with envy at your [not so fancy but no one has to know that] baking skills!

Gluten-Free Easy Pistachio Cookies Recipe

4.5 from 2 votes
Easy Gluten Free Pistachio Cookies Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 Cookies
Calories: 156 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
  • 1 box Kinnikinnick gluten free white cake mix
  • 1 box instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups chopped roasted and salted pistachios
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer fitter with the whisk attachment, combine the cake mix, pudding, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in the pistachios.
  3. Scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets using a small ice cream scoop, spacing an inch apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until set and just starting to brown around the edges. Let cool.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Gluten Free Pistachio Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Potassium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 1.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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