Putri salju

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Kue Putri Salju
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White sugar powdered kue putri salju
TypeKue kering (traditional cookie)
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Serving temperatureRoom temperature
Main ingredientsFlour, butter, egg yolks, powdered sugar
Food energy
(per serving)
62 (per 12.0 gr)[1] kcal

Putri salju cookie (Indonesian: kue putri salju) is a kind of kue kering (cookie) from Indonesia which is crescent-shaped and coated with powdered sugar covered like snow. Literally putri salju in Indonesian means "snow princess", referring to the snow-like powdered sugar coating.[2]

Putri salju cookie is a typical delicacy for festive occasions and major holidays, such as Lebaran (Eid ul-Fitr), Natal (Christmas) and Imlek (Chinese New Year).[3] Putri salju cookie are usually sold in air-tight plastic or glass jars in traditional markets, bakeries, pastry shops and supermarkets.


Baking putri salju cookies.

The cookies' dough is made from a fine mixture of flour, cornstarch, butter or margarine and egg yolks which is baked in the oven. After the cookies are ready, and left to cold slowly in room temperature, the powdered sugar is sprinkled upon the cookies, or put both powdered sugar and cookies in a plastic bag, and shaked to distribute the sugar evenly on cookies' surface. Then the cookies are kept in a tight jar. The sweet cookie is much-loved by the Indonesian people, especially children.[4]

Today, there are several variants of kue putri salju, they are regular with powdered sugar, with cheese, with chocolate, and green colored with pandan.[5]

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  1. ^ "Kue Putri Salju". Calorie Count.
  2. ^ "Kue Putri Salju". Waroeng.nl.
  3. ^ "Chinese New Year Kue Putri Salju (Snow White Cookie)". What to Cook Today. 2016-02-04.
  4. ^ Rasyid Panji (December 2013). "Resep Kue Putri Salju Paling Mudah". huruharada.blogspot.com. Retrieved 20 April 2014.
  5. ^ "5 Macam Kue Putri Salju untuk Lebaran 2016, Begini Cara Membuatnya". Tribun News (in Indonesian). 25 June 2016.