Love heart cookies are my all time favorite evening snack. They are made with whole wheat (Atta). So they are healthy and yummy too. I love to try healthier version of foods. I have tried to make these Cookies as healthy as possible . I have used very simple ingredients available in the kitchen ….
You may gift these cookies to your loved ones in special occasion or surprise your relatives , friends and colleagues with this sweet delight . Have fun with the recipe…
So here are the complete list of ingredients and methods :
- 2 cups of Atta / Whole wheat flour
- 8 choti elaichi powder
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 cup of milk
- 100 grams frozen unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup of powered sugar or as per taste
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- In a small blender grind 1/2 cup of sugar .
- In a bowl mix 2 cups of Atta , 1 tsp of baking powder and 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
- Cut frozen butter into cubes and mix with the flour with the help of your finger tips.
- Mix the butter in the Atta until you get crumbly mixture.
- Add powdered sugar and elaichi powder . Mix well.
- Add 1/2 cup of Yogurt and vanilla essence in the mixture .
- Add 1/4 cup of milk and form a dough with the help of a spatula.
- Cover the dough mixture with a cloth and keep it in the fridge for 30-40 minutes. It helps to set the dough.
- Pre heat the oven for 10-15 minutes at 180 degree Celsius.
- Take the dough from the fridge , spread some Atta on the Chakla and the dough mixture.
- Take a rolling pin (Belan) and roll or flatten the dough.
- Cut the dough with a Cookie cutter . I have used heart shaped cookie cutter but you can use any shape as per your choice .
- Place the cookies in a baking tray .
- Make sure to leave space between each cookies to allow them to bake from all the sides.
- Bakes the cookies for 15-20 mins till they are light brown.
- Remove the cookies from the oven , place them in a wide surface for cooling down.
- Store the cookies in an air tight container once cooled .
Note from the author :
These cookies are different from the regular store brought cookies as I have used elaichi to give the Indian touch. These cookies reminds me the flavour of Khajoor (a traditional fried cookies) made by my grand mother.