DirectionsPreheat oven to 375F.
Lightly coat 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray or oil.
In large bowl, stir together cheese, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds.
Spread in baking pan and bake until mixture sets, about 45 to 50 minutes.
Cool in pan on rack, then cut into 16 (approximately 2-inch) squares.
Place squares in 9- by 13-inch baking dish.
In large liquid-measuring cup or pitcher, combine half-and-half, almonds, and remaining cardamom seeds.
Pour mixture over squares.
Sprinkle pistachios over and refrigerate until chilled, 2 to 3 hours.
Arrange squares on serving platter.