The saltiness and nuttiness of the pistachios complements the sweet wafer-thin pastry. Sicilian Pistachio Biscuits (Butter Cookies) $ 17.49. My husband and I were searching for Il Gelato di San Crispino that was supposed to serve Rome’s best gelato when we chanced upon a little bakery selling these bright green chewy balls of pistachio cookies that were called Bocconcini al Pistacchio di Bronte. The gelato store was set aside for another day. "Sicilian pistachio cookies are delicious, meltaway biscuits easily made gluten free. Delicate, crisp biscotti (biscuits or cookies) full of chopped Sicilian pistachios. Green nutty stuff with egg white, they were fun to make, a bit like rolling balls of pesto, and they looked adorable raw. Only 5 left in stock. I first tasted pistachio cookies in Italy, about two years ago. They are typically made with a combination of sugar, milk, flour, crumbled biscuits or cookies, eggs, cocoa powder, butter, baking powder, honey, orange marmalade, cinnamon, cloves, and orange rind. Rame di Napoli are soft, chocolate-covered cookies hailing from the Sicilian city of Catania. Aroun… Add to cart. You'll find pistachio nougats, pistachio candies and cookies and cakes. Sep 25, 2011 - Grown in the rich volcanic soils surrounding Mount Etna, Sicilian pistachios are highly prized for their verdant green color and pronounced flavor, and every pasticceria on the rugged island offers a proliferation of pistachio-studded sweets. Baked, not so much. Sicilian Pistachio Biscuits (Butter Cookies) quantity.