The moment I started baking cookies at home ,my son preferred home baked cookies than the store brought ones.This excited me a lot and made to try different varieties of cookies.I try my best to bake cookies using whole wheat flour or oats or millets compared to their less healthy counterpart maida or all purpose flour .These cookies were super crunchy with a nice coconut flavour. I like my cookies to be thin but you can make it a bit thick according to your need and like .It is perfect for gifting someone on a special occasion or festival .Believe me, nobody will know that these cookies were made of whole wheat flour,as it will be super tasty and crunchy.
Makes:30 thin cookies
Preparation time:45 mins
Whole wheat flour-1 cup
Dedicated coconut -1/2 cup
Powdered sugar-1/2 cup
Baking powder-1/4 tsp
1.Preheat the oven to 175 C .cream the butter and powdered sugar to a creamy consistency in a bowl.
2.Add the whole wheat flour and the baking powder to the butter and sugar mixture and mix well.
3.Finally add the desiccated coconut and mix well to a pliable dough.
4.Take a small portion of the cookie dough and roll in to a ball and flatten on a cookie tray (if aluminum grease and keep it ready).Use a fork and press it to get the below pattern.
5.Bake them for 18-20 mins at 175 C or until the bottom of the cookie is golden brown.The cookie will be soft when hot but after it cools down it becomes very crispy.Enjoy it with your favorite beverage .
* You can use ghee or clarified butter instead of butter.
* The amount of sugar was right for me but you can adjust it according your wish.
* You can add crushed nuts for an added flavour and texture.