Candle Cookies


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Candle cookies present one of the most interesting cookie recipe which are shaped just like candles and are baked till golden brown. An appealing cookie recipe, candle cookies are healthy, crunchy and tasty.

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Candle Cookies recipe - How to make Candle Cookies

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2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
100 gms butter or oil
2 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla essence

1 1/2 cups icing sugar
60 gms butter
3/4 tsp vanilla essence
4 tbsp boiling water
few drops of red colour
few drops of green colour
few drops of yellow colour

  1. Mix butter,essence and sugar together.
  2. Sieve flour and baking powder twice.
  3. Fold the flour with butter mixture and egg yolks.
  4. Knead it and make a stiff dough.
  5. Wrap the dough in plastic sheet and refridgerate for half hour.
  6. Roll out dough 3mm thick.
  7. Make candles out of the dough.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes in a preheated oven set at 180 degrees c.
  9. Mix butter,icing sugar and water together.
  10. Beat it for 5-6 minutes.
  11. Color it as required and brush on cookies.
  12. Your cookies are ready to serve.

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