Friday, August 9, 2013

Eid Mubarak : Strawberry Jam Diagonal Cookies

Strawberry Jam Diagonal Cookies ... Buttery, crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth cookies filled with homemade jam.

Eid-ul-Fitr Mubarak! Wishing You All A Very Happy Eid! 

Strawberry Jam Diagonal Cookies
Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup castor sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp.  vanilla essence
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose ( plain ) flour
  • 3 tbsp.  Strawberry jam ( or any jam or preserves of your choice )
  • Sliced almonds, optional
  • 8 to 10 tbsp.  icing sugar ( or enough to make a thick but runny icing )
  • 1 tbsp.  lemon juice or water

Method :
  • Preheat oven to 180 C / 350 F. Line a cookie sheet with baking paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in salt and vanilla essence.
  • On low speed, gradually add flour; beating until just incorporated.
  • Gather the dough into a ball and divide equally into 3 portions.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion of dough into a ( 8 to 9 inches ) long cord / rope ( it may crack while rolling, just squeeze it together and work it so it extends ).
  • Carefully place the cords / ropes on cookie sheet ( about 3 inches apart ).
  • Press your finger into cords / ropes ( about 1/4 inch ) from the top edge to make a border.
  • Press all the way down the length of cords / ropes until you reach ( about 1/4 inch ) again ( it should look like a little canoe ).
  • In a small bowl, place jam or preserves and mix it well to break up any lumps.
  • Spoon jam or preserves into each indentation. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top, if you like.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely on cookie sheet.
  • Once cooled, make icing by mixing the lemon juice or water together with the sugar to make a thick but runny icing.
  • Drizzle the icing equally over each of the canoes with a spoon and let it harden.
  • Once the icing is set, cut the canoes diagonally into ( about 1 inch ) wide slices.
  • Or omit the icing, simply dust with icing sugar.
Notes : 
  • I didn't use icing, though as the cookies were sweet enough without them.
  • It is easier to cut the cookies when they are slightly warm.
Recipe Source : Is that my buréka

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


  1. What a brilliant idea, lovely cookies Ambreen!!

    Eid Mubarak to you too, stay blessed ! :)

  2. yummy cookies akka.Eid Mubarak

  3. Eid Mubarak to you and your family and cookies are too die for. very yummy

    1. Many thanks Rumana, Anu, Nupur, Ramya and Linsy for your sweet words & Eid wishes :)

  4. Eid Mubarak Ambreen hope u are having a nice time cooking delicious meals.
    Cookies look lovely.Tiny canoe cookies with full jam also look nice so you don't have to cut :)

  5. Such lovely and very delicious cookies :)

  6. Eid Mubarak my friend! These look so beautiful! I bet they looked fabulous on your Eid spread :)

  7. Eid Mubarak! Super yummy sweet! Nice blog! I'm your newest follower. You can visit mine when you find time :)

  8. These cookies look soo good and yummy.. Loved it Ambreen :-)

  9. Belated Eid mubarak to you dear... Hugsxx

  10. Lovely treat for the Eid. My belated wishes to you dear... :)

  11. Mmm, delicious cookies Ambreen!

    1. Thank you Meena, little canoes will look fantastic :)

      Thank you Winnie, Henna :)

      Thank you Neela for visiting & following. I'll visit yours soon :)

      Thank you Nilu, Taruna & Katerina :)

  12. Perfectly done and an unique idea...

  13. I LOVE shortbread cookies with jelly! Probably one of my favorite cookies since I was a little girl (well, that and anything with a crazy amount of sprinkles! ;) I've never made them before - you make them look so easy! I'm going to try it!

  14. Wow, they looks extremely addictive and very attractive..Loving this diagonal cookies.

  15. these jam cookies are my fav,..nice way of preparing it the colour..

    1. Many thanks Jay, Zareena, Nat D., Priya & Suhaina for your sweet words :)

  16. Simplemente deliciosas, me encanta sus galletas,abrazos.


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