5 Pistachio Desserts You'll Go Nuts For

The addictive nut shines in cakes, tarts, and more.

1

Pistachio Brown Butter Cake

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Adding brown butter to a pistachio-based batter gives this cake its nutty, caramelized flavor. It’s the perfect sticky-sweet ending to a springtime brunch.

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2

Pistachio Tart

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With its buttery crust and decadent brown sugar filling, this tart deserves a permanent place on your dessert table. A layer of toasted pistachios lends flavor and crunch.

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3

Pistachio Pudding

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These creamy, gently sweet puddings have a whimsical (and natural) light-green hue that's sure to put a smile on everyone's faces. Finish each cup with a dollop of whipped cream.

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4

Pistachio Baklava Fingers with Orange Syrup

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Freshly squeezed orange juice and a dash of cardamom brighten up this easy version of the classic Turkish dessert. Forming them into rolls make them fun to eat, too.

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5

Pistachio Lime Squares

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With a buttery crust and soft citrus center, these squares are a tangy, sweet slice of heaven. The best part? They’re ready in under an hour.

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