How to make Candy cookies -

Cookies speckled with colourful edible gems.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Kanchan Thite.

Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Brown Sugar (ब्राउन शुगर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Candy cookies

Candy cookies Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Candy cookies Recipe

  • Butter 1 medium

  • Brown Sugar 1 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Egg 2

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 1/4 cups

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Gems 1 cup


Step 1

Pre heat oven to 375°C. Cream the butter and both the sugars until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs and vanilla essence .

Step 2

In a separate bowl mix together maida, baking soda and salt.

Step 3

Add the flour mixture in parts to the butter mixture and beat well. Add the gems in it and mix well.

Step 4

Pour in greased cake tin and bake it in the preheated oven for twenty to twenty five minutes.Remove and cool it. Serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.