Eggless finger millet cookies

Cookies are my all time favourite snack. During my childhood days , used to get milkbikies biscuit from stores and that was every bodies favourite too. Nowadays , I bake my own cookies with different flours using jaggery or palm sugar. My family has got addicted to my cookies that they don’t turn to market cookies or biscuits. I bake variety of Cookies with almond meal, jowar, amaranth, bajra, rice, wheat , millets and what not? Finally everything goes healthy inside our tummy. This recipe involves wheat , finger millet and palm sugar. Kids usually avoid millets for their colour and taste. These are the best way to make them eat healthy ones. You can send these cookies for your kids snacks box and you can relish it with your tea. Lets get started with the recipe of making yummy nutritious cookies.

⏲PREP TIME : 20 minutes

⏲BAKE TIME : 15 minutes

🍜CUISINE : International

🥘COURSE : Snacks

🍴YIELD : 35 cookies

INGREDIENTS REQUIRED :

Wheat flour – 1 cup ( 250ml cup)

Finger millet flour ( ragi) – 1 & 1/4 cup

Butter – 160 gm

Palm sugar – 1/2 cup + 2tbsp

Baking powder – a pinch

Baking soda – a pinch

Salt – a pinch

Cornflour – 2 tbsp

Milk powder – 2 tbsp

METHOD :

In a bowl add all the dry ingredients , mix well and keep aside.

In another bowl add butter and sugar .whip it until smooth and fluffy cream.

Add vanilla extract and whip it well.

Now mix the dry ingredients to wet ingredients.

Combine the ingredients to make a dough.

You can add chocochip or nuts here to the dough and make a log.

I have divided the dough and added chocochip for one portion and cranberries for another .

Do not knead the dough.

In an airtight container refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.

Later , press the dough using your palm.

Scoop out the cookies using cookie cutter or shape them using hands.

Meanwhile preheat the oven at 180°c for 10 minutes.

Line the baking tray with parchment paper and place the cookies with an inch distance.

Bake the cookies at 150°c for 15 minutes.

When it is done , let cookies cool in the baking pan .

Transfer them to an air tight container .

Enjoy the cookies with tea or coffee!

NOTE :

Each oven is different so keep checking the oven after 10 minutes of baking.

When the bottom of cookies turn to slight golden colour, take them out of oven.

Cookies are usually soft when it is hot or out of oven. They turn hard on cooling or at room temperature.

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