Assorted Eggless Sugar Cookies

December 20, 2007 at 6:29 pm 15 comments

I used simple cookie dough last night and made three different varieties – sugar dusted stars,jam thumbprints and caramel glazed flowers (out of them already) . I made simple cookie dough and with three forth batter I rolled out and cut 2 different shapes.The remaining one forth batter I used to make jam thumbprints. For the cookie dough,
Ingredients:
2 cups all purpose flour
1.5 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp plain yogurt/curd
1 tbsp whipping cream/cool whip
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
To make the dough,In a mixing bowl,blend butter with a fork till fluffy. Add sugar half cup at a time and blend until smooth creamy consistency arrives.Add vanilla ,yogurt,whipping cream and blend again till everything mixes together. In another bowl,sieve together flour,salt,baking powder and baking soda. Add this mixture 1 tbsp at a time into the butter mixture and blend until it forms a soft dough.Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 Min’s and not more than 3hrs. After 30 Min’s take out the dough and divide into 2 parts.
Preheat oven to 375F.
On a lightly floured surface,roll out one part of dough to half inch thick.
For the sugar dusted stars :
Cut out stars using star shaped cookie cutter. re-roll the left over scrap and cut out stars again.
For the caramel glazed flowers :
Cut out flowers using flower shaped cookie cutter.re-roll the left over scrap and cut out flowers again.
For the jam thumb prints :
Make small balls out of cookie dough and make a dent in the centre with the thumb finger.Fill the dent with desired jam or preserves.
Bake at 375F for about 7-8 Min’s. Take out and dust the stars with icing sugar .
For the caramel ,I used store bought caramel bits.Melt them in microwave for 30 secs and add 1 tsp milk,stir and microwave for another 5 secs .Dip the cookies into this sauce and take them out.Let them dry for some time.
My family liked caramel ones and they are already over.I am sending these cookies as my contribution for Susan’s Eat Cristmas Cookies .
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15 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Asha  |  December 20, 2007 at 7:34 pm

    Beautiful plate!! Cookies are yummy!:))

  • 2. Madhavi  |  December 20, 2007 at 7:50 pm

    Hey Asha! welcome back in my blog.I too love the plate ya.

  • 3. sunita  |  December 20, 2007 at 8:47 pm

    Madhavi, lovely cookies there…and of course, looks lovelier on that plate πŸ™‚

  • 4. Sagari  |  December 21, 2007 at 2:13 am

    Lovely cookies madhavi stars look so beautifull

  • 5. Namratha  |  December 21, 2007 at 3:59 am

    Cookies look gr8 and so do the plates Madhavi πŸ™‚

  • 6. Srivalli  |  December 21, 2007 at 6:28 am

    Madhavi…they look so lovely!

  • 7. RAKS KITCHEN  |  December 21, 2007 at 12:39 pm

    Love both your cookies and plate!

  • 8. Nags  |  December 21, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    its rainin xmas cookies. and i am loving it!! esp love the star-shaped ones! πŸ™‚

  • 9. Lata  |  December 21, 2007 at 4:15 pm

    They look yummy. Will try them during this holiday season.

  • 10. Susan from Food Blogga  |  December 21, 2007 at 7:13 pm

    Brilliant. Three cookies all from one dough. What a great entry to Eat Christmas Cookies, Madhavi. Thank you so much. Cheers, Susan

  • 11. Madhavi  |  December 22, 2007 at 3:50 am

    @sunita,Sagari,Namratha,Srivalli,rakskitchen,Nags! Thank you all.Even I love the plate and yes those stars were lovely. But our personel favourite were the caramel glazed ones.
    @ Lata!Thanks for your stopping by Lata.Do try them and let me know how they come out.Will be glad to know from you.
    Madhavi

  • 12. Madhavi  |  December 22, 2007 at 3:54 am

    @ Susan!thank you Susan for your sweet words.That was really a nice event in time.I got to know about some real good cookies.
    Madhavi

  • 13. Laurie Constantino  |  December 22, 2007 at 10:36 am

    very beautiful star cookies — it’s always nice to have tasty eggless recipes — thanks!

  • 14. swathi  |  December 24, 2007 at 2:38 pm

    Hi Madhavi, Thank u for the eggless recipes.

    its nice to know that u hail frm Vizag.

    I am frm Vizag.. presently working in Hyd

  • 15. Maya Shanbhag  |  December 24, 2007 at 4:50 pm

    Hey Madhavi,

    Very nice cookies..I had made similar jam thumbprint cookies for my kid’s friends, still have to post them..Nice post and I like ur plate too ..

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