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BourBon Biscuits With Whole Wheat: A Kid-Friendly Simple Cookie Recipe


Chocolate cookies on your mind?What about Bourbon biscuits? Well, I am no longer a chocolate lover that I once was. Nevertheless, I have been waiting to try out these chocolate cookies for some time. Now the time was ripe enough for me to give these baked beauties a try. I had a visit scheduled to my mom's place, and my nephew and niece are chocolate lovers, just like all little kiddos.
Bourbon biscuits-chocolate cookies eggless

So could there be a better time to bake whole wheat bourbon biscuits? I wanted to make it healthier with whole wheat and oatmeal. This gives you an easy oatmeal recipe to try out.

You may want to add a natural flavoring agent to make the eggless whole wheat cookies more kid friendly. I did not add anything and felt that the aroma of ghee was a little overpowering for the little ones. Nevertheless, my 1 and a half-year-old Paro loved munching on the homemade chocolate cookies with whole wheat flour. I am yet to deliver the second batch to my nephew Sherry. Keeping fingers crossed!
whole wheat chocolate cookies eggless

A little about Bourbon Biscuits

The sandwich type chocolate cookies ideally consist of thin rectangular layers, one topped with another using a chocolate buttercream filling.

I have made these Bourbon biscuits without filling. But if you are interested, go ahead with whipping up 2 tbsp butter with 2 tsp cocoa powder and 1 tbsp sugar powder (more as per taste preferences). Whisk the filling well until incorporated and then layer it inside the biscuits one atop another.
whole wheat bourbon biscuits

ServingsPrep Time
40 biscuits30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes

Ingredients

1 CUP-whole wheat
1 cup- oatmeal/powdered oats (or substitute with whole wheat)
1/4 cup- cocoa powder
1/2 cup- raw cane sugar/powdered sugar
2 pinches of black salt
1/2 cup- ghee/butter
2-3 tbsp- milk or water for binding dough
1 tsp- baking soda

How to make Whole Wheat Bourbon biscuits at home

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees for 10 mins.
  2. Use a sieve to sift the flours along with baking soda 4-5 times.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk butter/ghee and sugar powder along with salt until it is light and fluffy.
  4. Add the flour mix to the ghee mixture.
  5. Combine with hands. DO NOT KNEAD.
  6. Add milk 1 tbsp at a time to collect the dough.
  7. Stop at the point where you are able to gather the mix into a soft dough, ensuring it is not too soft.
  8. Pack in a parchment paper and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
  9. Roll out into a slightly thick chapati and cut into horizontal and vertical lines. Use a fork for making incisions in the bourbon biscuits with whole wheat.
  10. Bake for 18-20 minutes in a preheated oven at 170 degrees.
  11. Take out on a cooling rack and allow the chocolate cookies to cool down before sharing the eggless beauties with your little munchkins.


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