These delicious cookies are prepared with all purpose flour, icing sugar, butter, eggs and food colours.

Time: 50 minutes


  • 400 gm butter
  • 600 gm all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 200 gm icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • For Frosting
  • 500 gm powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 egg whites
  • edible food color as required


  • Beat butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat egg with vanilla extract.
  • Take a large mixing bowl and whisk together flour, baking powder and salt till creamy. Divide it into two
  • portions.
  • Shape both into a disk and wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for an hour.
  • Pre-heat the oven at 175 degrees.
  • In the meantime, flour the surface and roll each dough to 5mm thickness.
  • Cut it into round pieces using a cookie cutter.
  • Now, put them into the oven and bake them for 10 minutes or until the cookie edges turn light brown in
  • colour.
  • Take them out and let them cool completely.
  • Take a bowl and beat powdered sugar, egg whites and water to a thick consistency. Add food colours and
  • decorate the cookies as desired.
  • Let them sit for a few minutes and then serve!