Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
8 ounces Softened brie cheese
4 ounces Sweet butter
2 cups All purpose flour
3 ounces Coarsely chopped, shelled, natural American pistachios
Cream butter and brie together; add flour and coarsely chopped pistachios; roll into two logs. Then roll logs in finely chopped pistachios. Wrap airtight and refrigerate for 12-24 hours, or freeze for longer storage.
Slice into thin rounds approximately 1/4-inch thick and bake in a preheated oven at 350(F for 15-20 minutes. Cool before serving.