Thursday, December 22, 2011

Eggless Fruit n Nuts Cookies

Fruit n Nuts Cookies
These cookies are tasty and colorful and full of flavor from the fruit and nuts. Fruit n nuts Cookies are a real treat for their luscious taste and spellbinding aroma and perfect choice for the holiday season.  These soft, colorful cookies are a nice addition to a Christmas dessert tray.

All Purpose Flour - 1 cup
Unsalted Butter -1/2 cup
Powdered Sugar -  1/2 cup
Tutti Frutti - 1/3 cup
Milk - 1 to 2 tbsp
Dates- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped
Toasted walnuts,Cashew  - 1/4cup coarsely chopped
(I used a combination of raisins, dates,dried cherries//walnuts &cashews)

1.   In a mixing bowl add powdered sugar and butter. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy - Add maida, tutti frutti , dried fruit and nuts and mix well.
2.   Add milk to form a soft sticky dough. Lay a butter paper and roll the dough and form a log(dust flour if needed).
3. Divide the dough in half and place each half and Wrap it with butter paper  Roll each log in the butter paper and  Put it up in the freezer to make the dough firm for 30 to 40 min.
4.Cut log into slices or cut it with a cookie cutter and Bake it at 180 deg C for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Transfer carefully in a rack and cool it.Store in airtight container.


Priya Suresh said...

Scrumptious and super cute looking cookeis.

Poornima Nair said...

These cookies will make a fabulous treat!

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum ..I posted same too just a little change in recipe :)

Prathima Rao said...

These look delightful!= & adorable!!
Prathima Rao
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