Whole Wheat Almond Eggless Cookies

March 3rd, 2010 filed under Desserts, Snacks
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Whole Wheat Almond CookiesThese whole wheat cookies are light and crispy. They are great with tea or coffee. This is an egg-less cookie recipe.

Recipe makes about 24.


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom seed coarsely powder (ilaichi)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (8 tablespoons or 4oz)
  • About 2 tablespoons of milk or as needed


  1. Pre heat the oven to 360 degree F.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, salt, sliced almonds and cardamom powder well.
  3. Next add soft butter and milk to the flour mixture to make dough. Dough should be very soft.
  4. Divide the dough into about 24 equal parts and make them into balls.
  5. Press each ball between your palms lightly; every piece should be about 1/2” in thickness.
  6. Place the dough balls on an ungreased cookie sheet about inch a part.
  7. Bake the cookies for about 18 minutes or until cookies are lightly gold brown.
  8. After they become lightly golden brown remove the cookie sheet from the oven. Let the cookies cool down for two to three minutes before taking them off the cookie sheet.


  1. Replace the almonds with walnuts or pistachios.

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172 Responses to “Whole Wheat Almond Eggless Cookies”

  1. Kay says:

    Can we use regular wheat flour like the one we use for roti? Sujata pr laxmi?

  2. Rittu says:

    Can we use ghee instead of unsalted butter

  3. Richa says:

    Hi, Is it possible to use the microwave for these cookies? I don’t have a regular oven…thanks

  4. Meera says:

    How long can we store these cookies for?

  5. venkatyuvaraj says:

    The cookies came out surprisingly well…..but with a slight modification in the time and temperature……lesser will do wonders…… as a first time baker i was really excited to c those delicious cookies… thank u madam….

  6. […] recipe, entirely self-created was inspired by Manjula’s Whole Wheat Eggless Almond Cookies, which is for almond spice cookies that are quite different — light and crunchy, […]

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