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

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!!!


  1. such pretty Christmas colour. love this recipe.

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

  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!!

  4. Colorful and festive..tempting cookies

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

    Hamaree Rasoi

  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...


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

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

  9. this looks wonderful festive cookies

  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

  11. Colorful cookies! So Christmassy ! :)

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

  13. Colorful and delicious goodies.

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

    Event: Sinful Delights
    Event: Stuffed Paratha

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

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

  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!

  18. Colorful buttery.

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

  22. 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

  23. Merry Christmas to you and your family Ambreen!

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

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

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

  27. so very festive!!

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

    Natasha xx


  28. Please stop my blog and receive your award for participating in Roundup for Yummy Dessert 4 New Year event.

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


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