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Eggless Whole Wheat Flour Cookies

Cookies, eggless cookies, whole wheat flour cookies, and all healthy cookies!

eggless healthy wheat flour cookies

Too many cookies around here! Yes, for a cookie lover, this is just the beginning of a cookie baking journey - did I say healthy?

As you all know I love cookies and have been baking homemade wheat cookies for over 18 months. Did I say all of these are made using whole wheat flour and oatmeal?

This homemade whole wheat cookies is just another example. No maida here!

Studies show beneficial results for cooking with whole grains for diabetics and everyone alike. 

source:The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

So now you have realized the benefits of whole grains. However, it is important to read the labels correctly when it comes to choosing whole grain flour in the market.

Pistachio Benefits

Besides adding a nutty flavor, pistachio comes with an umpteen number of health benefits.

Eggless Atta Cookies Ingredients

3/4 cup wheat flour
1/4 cup- dry milk powder (you may add more to enrich the flavor)
3 tbsp - butter (desi ghee)
8-10- Pishta (pistachio)
2-3 tbsp milk
3 tbsp- sugar (powdered)
5-6 almonds 
1/2 tsp - green cardamom (elaichi)
1/2 tsp - roasted fennel 
1 tsp- baking powder 

Whole Wheat Flour Cookies Procedure
pishta badaam cookies

  1. Sieve baking powder and wheat flour.
  2. Add dry milk powder. Mix well.
  3. Add powdered sugar to ghee/butter and whisk well until fluffy.
  4. Mix elaichi, roasted fennel with wheat flour.
  5. Add sliced pistachio and almonds. You may add tutti fruity instead.
  6. Add ghee-sugar to the flour mixture.
  7. Rub the butter into flour. 
  8. Add milk.
  9. Do not knead. Just gather the ingredients.
  10. Make into 2 logs.
  11. Fold into aluminum foil and refrigerate for 30 minutes or longer.
  12. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees for 5 minutes.
  13. Cut the log into thin slices and desired shapes.
  14. Grease the baking tray.
  15. Bake the eggless wheat cookies at 180 degrees for 16-18 minutes. (I baked in Microwave convection mode)
  16. Remove the cookies from the oven immediately. Keeping them longer in the oven could make them hard. 
  17. Take out and cool on a wire rack. Store in an air tight container upon cooling completely.
  18. Enjoy with a hot cup of tea.
Here's another version of whole wheat flour cookies with pistachio. Lending a unique flavor to the cookies, pistachio negates the need for adding any other flavorant or additive to the cookies. So this makes these eggless, no additive cookies.

Do not forget to check the healthy cookies with barley and pistachio here.

If you want to bake on stovetop, here's the procedure:

Take one iron tawa and place a nonstick tawa or pan over it. Grease the nonstick pan with oil.
Place cookies on it and cover it. Cook on low flame.
Check after 3-4 minutes. Then change side of the cookies. Again cook for 3 minutes or more.
If you are a health freak, try to avoid refined flour/all-purpose flour/ white flour or maida from your meals. There are better healthier alternatives in whole grains.

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