Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi

    Pistachio Shortbread Sandwiches

    We tasted these melt-in-your-mouth morsels at a Christmas party several years ago. We tweaked the recipe to include pistachios. The...


    Raspberry Pistachio Thumbprints

    Thumbprint cookies are a Christmas classic, and I especially like my updated version with pistachios. The rich, buttery bites are...


    Pistachio-Date Cake with Chantilly Creme

    The distinctive taste of dark beer adds a hearty and interesting note to this tenderly spiced cake, studded with pistachio...


    Pistachio Chocolate Macarons

    Traditional macarons are confections made with egg whites, sugar and almonds. Our Test Kitchen's version calls for pistachios and features...

    Lemon Pistachio Wreaths

    I have made these fun and festive wreaths for the past few years. The zest from the lemon and crunch...


    Nutty Chocolate Batons

    “The great taste of a buttery cookie combines with a touch of chocolate and the crunch of nuts. An added...

    Honey-Nut Swirls

    Puff pastry creates a quick and easy "dough" for pretty pinwheel-type cookies featuring two types of nuts. The flaky treats...


    Toni’s Tropical Biscotti

    My second mom had a hankering for biscotti with pistachios and dried papaya. Since she's a fabulous cook, I gave...


    Pistachio Brownie Toffee Bars

    These coveted brownie bars are homey and chocolaty awesome. They've been a sought-after staple on Christmas cookie trays for years....


    Frozen Pistachio Dessert with Raspberry Sauce

    Raspberry sauce brings bright flavor and a touch of holiday color to this cool and creamy treat, while pistachios add...

    Pistachio and Coconut Cake

    This coconut cake is good any time of the year, but the color is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. The...


    Chocolate & Cardamom Coconut Tart

    This holiday-worthy tart with a cardamom-scented crust is my nod to our family’s Scandinavian heritage. The filling is rich in...


    Slow-Cooker Mixed Fruit & Pistachio Cake

    This cake is easy to make on a lazy day and is a guaranteed delicious dessert that can be enjoyed...


    Turkey Salad with Pistachios

    I found this recipe in my "someday I'll make this" file and declared it a winner. The pickle relish and...


    Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

    I enjoy making this fast yet fancy dessert for my wife. The phyllo cups can be baked, cooled and stored...

    Pistachio-Chocolate Chiffon Roll

    This cake roll keeps well in the freezer; just thaw and glaze before serving. I sometimes add crushed peppermint candies...


    Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

    I came up with this recipe one year when looking for a cookie that had a little red and green...


    Berry Pistachio Pie

    My grandmother used to make this pie when I was a small child. A Brooklyn woman gave her the recipe,...


    Frosty Pistachio Delight

    “I love the simple make-ahead convenience of this refreshing dessert drizzled with fudge topping," writes Sandie Davenport from Farmer City,...


    Pistachio Apricot Bars

    Mom tops a pistachio crust with apricot preserves and more chopped nuts to make these moist and buttery shortbread-like bars....


    Cranberry Pistachio Ice Cream Cake

    Red cranberries and green pistachios in this ice cream cake delightfully showcase the colors of the season. My family prefers...


    Pistachio Cranberry Biscotti

    These biscotti taste great with a cup of coffee or even with a glass of sweet white wine for dessert....


    Pistachio Quick Bread

    I love making many of these special loaves to give away for the holidays. They also freeze well so it...

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    Pistachio Pinwheels

    These whimsical treats from our Test Kitchen look complex, but they're a cinch to assemble. You'll love the pistachio's nutty...


    Pistachio Ring

    "Some years ago I decided to take a bread-baking course at our local school since I had never worked with...


    Pistachio Cookies

    This wonderful cookie is always part of my holiday cookie treats. They are fun to make and everyone will be...


    Pistachio-Cranberry Biscotti for a Crowd

    Field editor Dawn Fagerstrom of Warren Minnesota says friends were delighted to receive her fruit and nut biscotti mix. “Layer...


    Mixed Nut Chocolate Tart

    A buttery shortbread crust holds a delectable filling made with chocolate and a mix of chopped pistachios, almonds and pecans....


    Coconut Pistachio Pie

    We simply loved the lightly toasted coconut crust that paired so well with the pale green pistachio pudding in this...