Dessert Panini with Creamy Pistachio Chocolate Filling
Kirkland Signature/Setton Pistachio/Setton Farms
1 cup Kirkland Signature roasted, salted
California pistachio nuts, shelled
¼ cup maple syrup or agave syrup
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup soy or coconut milk creamer
2 tablespoons organic sa;ower oil
(or other neutral-tasting oil)
Place pistachios in a food processor and pulse until ;nely chopped. Add syrup,
cocoa powder, vanilla, creamer and oil; blend until smooth.
8 slices whole wheat bread
1 banana, sliced (optional)
2 tablespoons shelled pistachios,
Heat a panini press to medium. Spread each slice of bread with 1 tablespoon
of the ;lling. Place banana slices on 4 bread slices and press 2 slices together
to make sandwiches.
Grill the sandwiches until the bread is well toasted and grill marks appear,
about 1 minute. Top with chopped pistachios. Makes 4 servings.
Recipe courtesy of www.sporkfoods.com, 2011.
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