Celebrating Christmas with friends and family is a joy. Especially with the special food prepared for Christmas. Kids love food to be colourful especially when come to christmas. One such kids friendly and a party pleaser recipe is Tutti frutti cookies which is perfectly apt for christmas.

So colourful and tasty easy to make cookies. I have shown here to make this cookies without using any cookie cutter. So simple to make you could use cookie cutters too to make this cookies. You can make this cookeis and store a day or two prior to the Christmas party.

Christmas tutti frutti cookies

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 20-22 nos

All purpose flour/ Maida- 1 ¼ cups
Baking powder- 1 teaspoon
Salt- pinch
Butter, softened- 1/2 cup
Sugar, powdered- 1/2 cup
Vanilla essence- 1 teaspoon
Milk- 1 tablespoons(optional; add if the dough is dry)
Tutti Frutti- 1/2 cup

  • In a bowl beat the butter till fluffy and add the powdered sugar and beat well.
  • Now add the vanilla essence and beat well.
  • Mix all purpose, baking powder and salt together using a whisk in a bowl or pass the mixture through a strainer/ sieve to uniformly mix together.
  • Add quarter cup at a time and mix well like wise add all the dry mixture into the butter and sugar mixture and make a dough.
  • Now add the tutti frutti and knead well and make a long cylinder out of the dough.
  • Wrap the cylindrical dough with wax paper or cling film and twist the edges like a chocolate paper or fold them tightly.
  • Keep this in a plate and chill them for about 3-4 hours until they become hard.
  • Once they become hard to touch unwrap the dough and cut them using a knife into small roundels.
  • Arrange the cut cookies in a baking tray lined with wax paper.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees for 10 minutes and transfer the cookies and bake them for about 15-20 minutes or the edges of the cookies starts to turn golden.