Thursday, December 21, 2017

Tutti Frutti Shortbread Cookies

Tutti frutti refers to candied raw papaya, which is brightly colored small cubicle pieces. These are generally
used in cakes, cookies and even in ice creams.

The dough can be prepared ahead and kept refrigerated when needed thaw the dough and bake. These cookies are a feast for the eyes because of the colorful candied fruits. The bright red and green colored candied fruits add an extra shine to the holiday treats. Kids will love these colorful treats. as the festive season started, these cookies are perfect for gift family and friends. It is optional to add chocolate chips.

We can also make Karachi biscuits using tutti frutti, which is a popular dessert in India. After seeing many
blogs with Christmas treats, I baked Christmas fruit cake/ plum cake and these shortbread cookies which
are my kid's favorite.

These shortbread cookies are filled with lots of tutti frutti and chocolate chips which are very easy to make.
My daughter enjoys helping me with baking these cookies. She loves to add all the ingredients especially tutti frutti and to cut them into desired shapes. She loves everything about cookies. Hope you will also try
and enjoy these.
  1. All Purpose Flour- 2 ¼ Cups
  2. Sugar- 1 Cup
  3. Butter- 1 Cup
  4. Vanilla Essence- 2 tsp
  5. Tutti Frutti/ Candied Raw Papaya- 1 Cup
  6. Chocolate Chips- ½ Cup
  7. Baking Powder- 1 ½ tsp
  8. Eggs- 2 nos
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat egg till they turn creamy and fluffy using a blender. Beat the butter and sugar in a separate mixing bowl till everything gets well blended.
  3. Add the beaten eggs in the butter- sugar mixture, along with vanilla essence.
  4. Sieve the all purpose flour along with baking soda and add little by little in the above mixture. Mix well.
  5. Add the tutti frutti and chocolate chips in the above made cookie dough and mix well.Shape them into logs and wrap them in clingsheep tightly and refrigerate for 2- 3 hours.
  6. Take out the dough logs and cut into desired shapes. Place them on greased cookie tray and bake for about 9 minutes.
  7. Enjoy the delicious tutti frutti slices and store in airtight container.

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