Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tutti-frutti Cookies

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Tutti-frutti Cookies ... Cookies made with butter, sugar, egg, all-purpose flour with addition of candied fruits. Just make a log, chill & coat with coconut. These cookies are very light & tender. Enjoy these colorful & tasty cookies!

Tutti-frutti Cookies
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Ingredients :
  • 125 gm.  butter, softened
  • 100 gm.  sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 200 gm.  flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 75 gm.  candied fruits, diced
  • 40 gm.  desiccated coconut
  • 1 egg white
Method :
  • In a bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt. Keep aside.
  • In another bowl,  beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 
  • Add the egg & vanilla and beat again.
  • Stir in flour mixture, mix until dough forms.
  • Stir in candied fruits.
  • Halve the dough. On a lightly floured surface, form each half into a log. 
  • Chill logs, wrapped in wax paper or cling film, 1 hour or until firm.
  • Preheat oven to 175 ° C. Line the baking sheet with baking paper. 
  • Spread coconut on a board or plate, brush the dough logs with egg white and coat with the coconut.  
  • Again chill about 10 minutes.
  • Cut logs into 1/4 inch thick slices with a knife and place about 1 inch apart on baking sheet. 

  • Bake cookies in middle of oven until golden, about 12 - 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. 
  • Keep in an airtight container. 
Note : 
  • This is a very soft dough, don't be tempted to add extra flour. Once the dough is chilled, it is very easy to handle. 
  • I tinted the coconut to add more color to these cookies. To tint coconut, add a few drops of liquid food coloring to coconut in a jar or plastic bag. Shake until evenly tinted. Spread the colored coconut on paper towels to dry.
  • They are best served the day they are made, but can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.



Sending this to these events : Winter Carnival , Sinful Delights , Christmas Delicacy , Bake with your heart , CC- Holiday Baking , Baked Goodies , Bake Fest # 2 ( Vardhini's Bake Fest ) , “Cook.Eat.Delicious-Desserts!” ( This month’s theme is Coconuts!) , Only : Cakes & cookies , Jingle All The Way , Serve It: Baked Sweet ( byOh Taste n See ) , New Year New Dish , Yummy Dessert 4 New Year

   
   
  



 









 

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

35 comments :

  1. such pretty Christmas colour. love this recipe.

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  2. So pretty and festive! My husband would love these. He loves fruit cake. Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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  3. This is such a brilliant idea,Ambreen!I have seen tutti-frutti cakes so far,but tutti-frutti cookies are so new:)Love the colorful cookies - would love to bite into one!!

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  4. Colorful and festive..tempting cookies

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  5. Cookies look so cute and delicious. Awesome preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. wow..its so pretty.....just love the recipe dear..thanks for sharing..
    can u link it to my ongoing event Yummy desserts for new year...

    http://pran-oriya-recipies.blogspot.com/2011/12/eee.html

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  7. Super cute looking cookies,feel like munching some..

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  8. Cookies look so cute and yummy...Perfect for festive season...

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  9. this looks wonderful festive cookies

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  10. Lovely Christmas coloured cookies!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  11. Colorful cookies! So Christmassy ! :)

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  12. wow.. cookies look delicious.. fabulous recipe..

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  13. Colorful and delicious goodies.

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  14. Perfect cookies for Christmas. Thx for linking to Sinful Delights.

    Vardhini
    Event: Sinful Delights
    Event: Stuffed Paratha

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  15. beautiful cookies...love those red and green tutti fruti peeping here and there.

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  16. Colorful, buttery & yummmmm!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. Very lovely Christmas-y colour in these cookies!

    I would take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hope to hear from you again next year!

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  18. Colorful buttery.
    http://kokilasindianfood.blogspot.com/

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  19. These look so good,I could just eat one now :)would be great if you would link them up to our Creative Thursday hop ? :)Merry Christmas :)

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  21. Thank you everyone for your lovely comments :)

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  22. Whatever you touch becomes magic or what? :D thanks so much for linking this lip smacking dish to Jingle All The Way. Looks lovely! :)
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    Kavi (Edible Entertainment)

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  23. Hi Ambreen,
    Your Tutti Frutti Cookies are so festive and perfect for holiday entertaining, they look delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

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  24. Merry Christmas to you and your family Ambreen!

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  25. Thank you for sharing this beautiful post at Potpourri Friday! Have a very Merry Christmas and wonderful Holiday Season!

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  26. wow delicious..:) thanks dear for linking

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  27. These cookies look so colourful and delicious. Thank you for sharing them with Let's Do Brunch. Happy New Year!

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  28. so very festive!!


    Thanks for linking up to Serenity Saturday Link Party, hope to see you there again this week

    Natasha xx

    http://serenityyou.blogspot.com/search/label/Serenity%20Saturday

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  29. Please stop my blog and receive your award for participating in Roundup for Yummy Dessert 4 New Year event.
    http://pran-oriya-recipies.blogspot.com

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  30. Yummy.. Nice clicks Ambreen.. Cookies look perfect and lovely :-)

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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