When you think of the word Watergate, I’m not sure cookies are the first thing that comes to mind. However, let’s talk about these cookies for a second. They are probably the most delicious cookies you’ll ever eat for several reasons. Watergate Cookies aren’t your average everyday cookies. They are simple, but they are also the most delicious cookies you’ll ever eat.
What Are Watergate Cookies?
The age-old question is what are these type of cookies? I don’t want to leave you hanging, so let’s jump right into what these cookies are. These cookies are made out of delicious ingredients like pecans, eggs, canola oil, and pistachio pudding. Once you put all these ingredients together, you’re going to get a cookie that has a greenish look to it with chopped pecans on the outside. All of these flavors work together to make the most delicious cookie!
Ingredients for Watergate Cookies
Now that you know what ingredients are in these cookies, let’s talk a little about some of these ingredients. For me, the ingredients are important because it helps make the cookie what it is. You just can’t go wrong with using these ingredients in your cookies!
Pistachio pudding – I know you’ve probably never used pistachio pudding in cookies before, but this is such a fun ingredient. Not only are the cookies going to turn green as a result of the pistachio pudding, but the flavor is awesome! If you don’t know what pistachio pudding has a fresh and nutty flavor. It’s actually really good.
Boxed cake mix – Everyone has used boxed cake mix in a recipe or two of theirs. I love using a boxed cake mix because it takes a lot of work out of everything for me. You simply dump into a bowl and add the other ingredients. Before you know it, you can be enjoying delicious cookies that you can’t buy at the store.
Pecans – Did you know that pecans are my favorite nut ever? This is ironic because we’re using pistachio pudding in this recipe too. It’s actually quite awesome because all of the ingredients work together to create these yummy cookies. The pecans are an important part of that flavor.
Eggs – You, of course, cannot make this recipe without eggs. I love eggs and all of the baking that I can do. Let’s not forget that eggs are a great source of protein and help give our bodies lots of good stuff!
With a little canola oil and shredded unsweetened coconut, you’ll be able to make these Watergate Cookies in no time.
How to Store Cookies
After you make these delicious cookies, what are you going to do with them? The answer is so simple. Grab your favorite storage container for storing these cookies. Add the cookies and then put them on the countertop.
As long as you keep the lid closed, these cookies can last quite a long time. Of course, just like anything else that’s good in my house. Everything gets gobbled up very quickly.
You may also enjoy these other recipes:
New York Super Fudge Sheet Cake
Blackberry Bundt Cake
- 1 box yellow cake mix
- 1 pkg pistachio pudding small box
- ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- 2 large eggs
- ½ cup canola oil
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
- Using a mixing bowl, beat together all ingredients until combined
- Scoop some cookie dough onto the parchment paper and bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned
- Serve and Enjoy
WOW! These look amazing!! Saving this recipe!