Monday, February 27, 2012

Whole Wheat Almond Cookies

For Day 5 of Blogging Marathon, I m posting one of the Sweet Punch recipe. i couldn't bake and post when i had to, so tried it for BM.  After tasting shortbread, My people weren't ready to accept the texture and taste of these cookies. I liked them, loved the flavor of Cardamom in every bite, and bits and pieces of Almonds here and there, was awesome. 

Ingredients 
1 Cup Whole wheat flour
1/2 Cup Sugar(i Powdered it along with cardamom)
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 Cup Almond meal(coarsely powdered toasted almonds)
4-5 Green cardamom, Powdered
1/2 Cup Crisco Vegetable Shortening + 1 tbsp Water 
2 tbsp Milk - 2 tbsp (or less)

Method
  •  Preheat the oven to 180C. Line a Baking tray with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, salt, almond meal and cardamom powder well.
  • Next add shortening and milk to the flour mixture to make dough. Dough should be very soft.
  • Divide the dough and shape them into balls.Press them in-between your palms and shape the cookie 
  • Place the dough balls on the prepared tray. Bake the cookies for about 18 minutes or until cookies are lightly gold brown. Let it sit in the Oven for 2-3 minutes and Cool them on a Wire Rack.
Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#13

18 comments:

  1. Last week I prepared for BM. It was an instant hit with my son and is asking for another batch. :)

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  2. I love these whole wheat beauties any day!

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  3. perfect for a snack...baked perfectly!

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  4. awsum...lovely cookies..perfectly baked!

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  5. Cookies looks just perfect..healthy one too :)

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  6. Perfect with a cup of tea, texture looks very nice.

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  7. Very nice recipe and click.. Cookies look very tempting

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