Pistachio Pudding Sugar Cookie Bars

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

Preheat the Oven

 In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

 Cream Butter and Sugar

Blend in the instant pistachio pudding mix until well combined. If you want a greener color, add a few drops of green food coloring at this stage.

Add Pistachio Pudding Mix

Beat in the eggs, one at a time, ensuring each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next.

Mix in Eggs

 In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt

 Combine Dry Ingredients

Gradually add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until a soft dough forms.

Add Dry Ingredients

Fold in the chopped pistachios if you're using them. They add a delightful crunch and extra pistachio flavor.

Chopped Pistachios

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