9799692b348 Nivedhanam: Eggless Fruit Cookies

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Eggless Fruit Cookies

Cookies are fun as they are quick to make, have a longer shelf life and they look so pretty. They are also a great food on the go. While some cookies are very sinful in calories, this one is little on the other side.. I got this recipe from here and this is surely a keeper. Kids delight recipes are fun to make and imagine them to sweets or desserts or cookies that they love!!! I am including this for the Kids delight - desserts for this month's BM.

All Purpose Flour - 1 cup
Unsalted Butter (at room temperature) - 1/4 cup + 2 table spoons
Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
Tutti Frutti - 1/3 cup
Vanilla - 1/2 tea spoon
Milk - 1 to 2 table spoon
Vanilla - 1/2 tea spoon
Beat butter and sugar well until it is light and fluffy.. Does not take much time, so you can do it with a whisk or a fork
Add Vanilla, flour and tutti frutti and mix well
Add milk very slowly to form a sticky dough
Roll the dough on a parchment paper / butter paper to a cylinder shape and wrap it well and close the sides and freeze it for around 45 minutes or until it is very firm
Take out the cylinder and cut them into thicker slices with a sharp serrated knife. If you knife is not sharp, then the edges will crack and will not be clean.
If the edges are not clean, then press them to shape on the cracks to seal with your fingers..
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C
Lay parchment paper on a baking tray
Arrange the cookie slices on the baking tray and bake it in the preheated oven for 10 - 15 minutes or until slightly golden at the edges
Transfer to a cooling rack and allow it to cool completely before storing them in an airtight container
Add milk as needed to form a sticky dough
If the batch of cookies are waiting to go into the oven, please place them in the fridge
Carefully watch the cookies from 10 minutes as they tend to burn very easily
Cooking time will depend on the oven and the cookie thickness
Cookies will be little soft when out of the oven, but will become crispier as they cool
I have made round shaped ones, you can roll them into a desired thickness and cut into different shapes with a cookie cutter

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  1. Delicious cookies. Nice presentation, Sowmya..

  2. I can see cookies flowing in your site :) so apt for the season! Addition of tutti fruity is new and interests me!Nice recipe, girl! :)

  3. Cookies look terrific. Thx for linking.

  4. Wonderful cookies dear...luvly presentation:)..wish I cud have some...yum!

  5. delicious fruit cookies...great for kids...
    Thanks for linking with my event...
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  6. looks so colorful and yummy

  7. Beautifully done cookies dear :) lovely

  8. Wow sowmya nice ones will surely try this one ...:)

  9. They look like the ones from karachi bakery :D fab

  10. Yummy cookies... My kid will love this for sure...

  11. so colorful they looks. Pretty pretty.

  12. These are so cute and colorful! Thanks for the recipe :)

  13. Looks so christmasy! So beautifully coloured. Thanks for linking them

  14. they look very nice, i added corn flour to mine when i last tried them out, but seems like you have a better texture even without it

  15. Tutti fritti always reminds me of my childhood. Such cute cookies these are

  16. Cookies looks damn cute,very attractive, prefect for this festive season.

  17. Delicious cookies Sowyma. I love that you made it eggless.

    1. Thanks for linking favorite recipes event.

  18. Yummy yummy cookies.. Thanks for linking

  19. Wow.. those fruit cake cookies look delicious..

  20. Tutti fruti cake is my favorite.. Yumm..

  21. So cute cookies n delicious too, loved it!!!

  22. i haven't had a fruit cookie like yours. most of the ones i have had were fruit filled in the form of jam. so, this is a nice change plus i like the color of those fruits... very pretty!
    -abeer @ www.cakewhiz.com


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