AnuSriram
Holidays are around and everybody wants to enjoy them in their own special way! Just feeling warm inside the house watching a movie, Going on a road trip to a holiday destination, Inviting friends and relatives home for a lunch or dinner, a get-together, a potluck or whatever it is.. these cookies make a special treat. Not just for the holidays , baking them is so easy that you just have to mix up the ingredients, bake'em and have it ... whenever you like.


Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Coconut Flakes - 1/4 cup
  • Crushed almonds - 1/4 cup
  • Cloves - 5 crushed
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Butter - 6 to 8 tbsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp



How to make it:

Pre-heat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Dust a non stick cookie sheet with some flour. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Add softened butter and mix it well. It should still be a powder and not like a dough ball. On a flat surface, spread the cookie mix for about an 1/2 inch thick and press it little hard with your hand until it sets tight. Once the mix is set, cut out the required shape using a cookie cutter. If the shape breaks when taking out from a cookie cutter, then it needs little more butter (Add more butter only if needed). Place it on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 12-15 minutes.

For making it as a gift:

Take a clear glass bowl and spread some paper grass (make it green or red for the holidays). Arrange the cookies over the grass. Cover it with any transparent sheet and tie a ribbon. Don't forget a personalized card! Happy Holidays!!


I'm sending this recipe to Happy cook, who is conducting this wonderful event - Home made christmas gift @ My kitchen treasures.
Also, Click here for the live updates on the home made christmas gifts!


I'm also sending this to JZ of Tasty treats for her event Santa's Holiday Challenge



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27 Responses
  1. The cookies and the decorations brings on the festive mood :)


  2. Laavanya Says:

    What a delicious combination that is - almonds & coconuts.


  3. the cookies look and sound delicious!! it was nice of u to give tips on presenting the cookies too!!

    Thanks for sending it to my Santa's Holiday Challenge event, Anu!!


  4. Kalai Says:

    Yummy! Almond and coconut sounds delicious together, Anu! Love the presentation. :)


  5. These cookies look just right for the festive season. Have an event on my blog "Baking for Beginners", do chk it out.


  6. wow...lovely cookies..........


  7. Jaishree Says:

    Almond and coconut cookies sounds delicious,Nice presentation&nice click anu


  8. Vij Says:

    Hi ya
    This is my first time. You have a lovely space.
    Cookies looks crisp n perfect. Gr8 job!


  9. never made cookies at home. Your prentation is wonderful.


  10. SriLekha Says:

    that's delicious and nicely packed!


  11. RAKS KITCHEN Says:

    Lovely entry for the event!thanks for sharing the recipe:)


  12. Sanghi Says:

    Cookies are wonderful!!!


  13. Happy cook Says:

    The cookies look so yummy delcious.
    I love the combination.
    Thankyou for sending to my event.


  14. Usha Says:

    Lovely cookies, looks tempting !


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  16. AnuSriram Says:

    I Thank you all for your valuable comments!


  17. Bharathy Says:

    Love coconut cookies, though I haven't yet tried..addition of almonds is sure to make 'em yummier :)
    Lovely cookies!!.


  18. anudivya Says:

    This is a nice spiced up cookie with the cardamom and cinnamom. Cool!


  19. Uj Says:

    cookies look delicious :) Good one :)


  20. G.Pavani Says:

    ooh...cookies look delicious n crispy yaar..decorations are pretty good yaar..


  21. looks perfect & delicious..


  22. Priya Says:

    wooowww lovely cookies..lovely combo..


  23. VG Says:

    Hi Anu, thanks for visiting my blog. Great recipes here and your cookies look delicious. I am going to try them for sure.


  24. vidhas Says:

    lovely cookies. Perfect for the events.


  25. Meera Says:

    Wow. lovely cookies.


  26. Premyscakes Says:

    Love the combination of almond and coconut. Ur blog is so sweet. Malai kofta is mouth wtering.


  27. woow!!! anu today i was browsing for almond cookies i got ur's,,,simply superb n easy to bake one,,sure will try ur version of almond cookies dear