Shell toppings

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

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Light dusting

Toasted coconut

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

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Somehow toasting the coconut in the oven for a few minutes really amps up the coconut flavor...YUM

Pistachio pieces

Cocoa powder or Oreo crumbs

Pistachio pieces

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For the true pistachio "nut" :

Sprinkles

Luster dust

Pistachio pieces

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Any color or shape

Luster dust

Luster dust

Luster dust

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A dry brushing of pearlescent color--gold, silver, or blush pink.  Gives a subtle sheen to the cookies.