Karachi Biscuits/Karachi Fruit Biscuits/Karachi Cookies

Today's recipe is a simple and addictive,mouth melting cookies popular in Karachi Bakeries in Hyderabad.My kids love cookies with tutty frutty so made these cookies.These cookies are so delicious and mouth melting with a crunch of tutty frutty and nuts.Try these yummy cookies and enjoy,lets move on to the recipe......

                                                                                                Karachi Biscuits

   Basic Information

   Recipe Source ~ Desi Tadka
   Preparation time ~ 20 minutes
   Resting time ~ 1 1/2 -2 hours
   Cooking time ~ 15-17 minutes
   Makes ~ 20 cookies


All purpose flour
3/4 cup
Custard powder
1/4 cup
1/2 cup
Powdered Sugar/icing sugar
1/2 cup
2 tbs
a pinch
Baking powder1/2 tsp
Tutty frutty3-4 tbs
Cashews(finely chopped)2 tbs
Rose or pineapple essence1 tsp


  • Take all purpose flour,salt,baking powder,custard powder in a bowl and mix it well.Keep it aside.Now in a bowl cream together butter and icing sugar till frothy.To this add the milk and essence,mix it well.Add in the flour mixture,tutty frutty and chopped cashews.Mix it well to form a dough.

  •   Shape the dough to a log on a floured surface and wrap it with a cling wrap. Refrigerate the dough for 1-11/2 hours.Now slice it with a sharp knife and arrange it on a lined baking tray.Preheat the oven at 350 F and bake it for 15-17 minutes or till the edges get golden.Cool it on a wire rack.

  • After it cools down completely store it in an air tight container.

  • Pineapple essence can be added instead of rose essence..
  • The sweetness was just perfect for us,it can be adjusted according to personal preference. 
  • Roll the dough well to get a smooth log.

Bake-a-thon 2015 


Scrumptious they are, those tutti frutti bites makes this melt in mouth cookies more attractive.

Awesome nalini! ! Those green fruity on the biscuit shines like a gem!!!

Wow the cookies looks so beautiful .Bookmarked one more.

I love Karachi Bakery cookies. I always get them where ever possible. Thanks for the recipe, bookmarked.

I love those fruit biscuits from Karachi bakery

a great cookie to have on hand when the sweet tooth attack happens

These are one of my favorite cookie. Yours turned out just perfect.

Such a festive looking cookies..my kids love this too..

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