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Eggless Tutti Frutti Cookies | Candied Fruit Cookies


Christmas is around the corner and these colorful tutti frutti cookies are just apt for the season. Tutti frutti is nothing but candied fruit cubes made from papaya. Food color is added to get different colors. These cookies are also known as Karachi biscuits and Arlecchini.

These tutti frutti cookies are just like shortbread cookies - buttery and flaky. You just need very few ingredients for these cookies. These are make ahead kind of cookies -  you can freeze the dough and bake whenever you like. If you are planning some holiday baking, add this easy cookie recipe to your list. These cookies are great to gift your loved one for Christmas. Let's see how to bake these delicious tutti frutti cookies.


TUTTI FRUTTI COOKIES RECIPE

{ Eggless shortbread cookies with tutti frutti / candied papaya }
Recipe Source ~ Cakes in the City
Yields 15-16 cookies


Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup icing sugar / powdered sugar
90g unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
½ cup tutti frutti
½ - 1 tbsp milk

Method:

1. In a large mixing bowl, add sugar and butter. Using a hand mixer, beat for 3-4 minutes or until light and fluffy.

2. Add the all-purpose flour, salt, vanilla essence and beat until the mixture turns crumbly. Add the tutti frutti and combine well.

3. Add ½ tbsp milk and bring everything together. Add the remaining ½ tbsp milk if required and form a soft dough.

4. Shape the dough into a log and cover tightly with cling wrap. Refrigerate for 45 minutes.

5. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Cut the log into ½-inch thick slices. Place in the baking tray and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

6. Preheat the oven to 160°C | 320°F. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

Notes and Tips
  • The dough will be sticky. Lightly dust with flour and shape into a log.
  • The cookies will be soft after baking but after cooling will become crisp.

8 comments:

  1. looks so tempting and colorful.. Yummy cookies

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  2. Perfectly baked cookies! Looks colourful and attractive!!

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  3. I really love the pictures... so good, dear.. so colorful! The cookies look like one I must try with the kids...

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  4. Colorful cookies and colorful presentation

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  5. Lovely cookies. The last picture is Super b

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  6. love the cookies...it has come out so perfect....and superb pictures...I am so tempted right now

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  7. what a tempting pic.. So tasty and crispy looking cookies

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