Oct 8, 2013

Eggless Honey Walnut Cookies


One evening when i was browsing, i saw lots of baked recipes posted in blogs. I realized that i haven't baked anything for the past few months. I was so energized and wanted to bake something instantly. I was inspired so much. i headed into the pantry and looked for the ingredients and found out that i was missing the key ingredient " All purpose flour and Butter". I was so much pissed. But i didn't leave my  inspiration, i browsed again for a cookie recipe which can be made with wheat flour and oil. Finally i hoped into a blog and took the recipe. I substituted the regular flour to wheat flour and baked the cookie.


With my fingers crossed i took my first bite. OMG it was amazing. Since this cookie had honey in it, it turned out chewy and soft. It was a total hit at my home. Since it has no butter, you can have it without any guilty. I know you would be very eager in baking these, so here you go to the recipe.



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 12 to 14 cookies
Recipe Source : Baking Bites

Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour / Atta - 1 cup 
Sugar - 1/4 cup Powdered
Honey - 1/4 cup
Oil - 1/4 cup
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Baking Soda - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Walnuts - 1/2 cup chopped

Method:

Preheat oven to 180 Degree C / 360 Degree F. Line a baking tray with foil and spray lightly with oil.

Take wheat flour, powdered sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Mix well.

Take oil, honey and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.

Pour this wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix well so it forms into a smooth dough.

Now add in chopped walnuts and mix well.

Form small balls from it and shape them into rounds. Press them slightly and arrange them on a foil lined baking tray.

Bake in preheated oven for 15 mins. Remove from oven and allow them to cool down slightly.

Remove to a cooling rack and let them cool completely.

Serve with a glass of milk.


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients

Take flour in a bowl

Add sugar in it

Add in salt, baking soda and baking powder

mix well
Take a cup

Add oil in it

Add in honey

Mix well

Add in some vanilla

mix well
Pour the wet ingredients to the dry

form into a dough

add in chopped walnuts

mix well

Shape them into balls


take a ball

press them slightly

arrange in a tray and bake

bake till light golden
Serve

48 comments:

Janani said...

Yummy cookie it's healthy and love it

Anonymous said...

Wow it looks so yummy... I would like to try this be don't have an oven can I bake this in pressure cooker? As we make cake in pressure cooker.

Moya said...

M tried with little butter.. awaited for the result

Aarthi said...

@Anonymous no u cannot bake this in a pressure cooker

smita said...

Hi just wanted to know why u don't hv to cream butter and sugar like the oat cookies. They do look yummy and want to bake them. God bless u for these eggless recipes

Aarthi said...

@smitaThis recipe doesn't need it

chhavi kusum said...

Tried these Aarthi! Turned out awesome! :)
Question, can I somehow make them chocolatey? :D

Aarthi said...

@chhavi kusumAdd some cocoa powder

Anonymous said...

Cn i bake these cookies in a microwav on convection mode

Anonymous said...

Wen i bake these cookies for 15 mins..wat shd b d temperarure?

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousYes u can bake

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousU should bake these cookies at 180 degree C

Malathy said...

Tried this perfectly as per your recepie but didn't come out as you say.it was soft on the top and hard at the bottom. Donno why?

Aarthi said...

@MalathyI think there is some problem in your oven setting..did you use OTG or CONVECTION

Malathy Chandrasekher said...

I used otg morphy richards 40rss.

Aarthi said...

@Malathy ChandrasekherDid u set both coil on..

Anonymous said...

Is it necessary to add honey?

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousYes u have to add.

Anonymous said...

Please say how long u are meant to do in the microwave. I want to try in the microwave. Thank u.

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousIf you have convection mode you can bake this. Same time and same temp

Anonymous said...

Thank you. Please say what is convection mode.

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousIt is a option in microwave. for baking.

Vijaya Eligar said...

tanks for the recipe...it cam out welll..

Anonymous said...

HiAarthi, today,I tried this recipe. I set the temperature to 180 degree celcius and baked it for 15mins but my cookie did not turn good.they were soft from outside but went bit burnt from the crust. I am using morphy richards 24rss otg.do we need to take out all the wire rack while making cookies? As I put on he wire rack at the lower bottom.is the preheating temperature different ?dont know what went wrong.pls reply.

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousNot sure what went wrong..

Sana Hassan said...

Well thats such a rude reply!!!!

Aarthi said...

@Sana HassanOh i am sorry..Which one are u saying rude..I didn't actually mean anything.

aarthi dhanraj said...

@ hello,its a short reply. Not at all a rude one.with a kid in hand
she s cooking so much ,taking so clear/expertised pics of each step
n replying each n evry comments n quesns in new n old n olderst recipes daily..
its a tiresome job. She s keeping minimum words i have noticed to make
it quiker..so she reach evry commenters...be in her shoes n see..pls dont discourage her mam.dont discourage
anybody.

aarthi dhanraj said...

I baked few cookie types for the past few weaks from this blog for my sons snak box..
i saw it got burnt quikly n we shd control our desire to "make it fully cooked"
It may look raw but in 12-15 mins they got cooked n though they look
soft they vl get the actual crunchy cookie texture soon.. u can use
aluminium foil under n up if u want to cook it realy long.. but thats not needy..

aarthi dhanraj said...

By the way aarthi, now only web version is opening when ever
i opened any recipe. .. y thats happening? Its not loading properly..
what shal i do if i want the mobile version back?

Aarthi said...

@aarthi dhanrajIt is happening when u got through FB. if you view it directly from my website, it wont happen..www.yummytummyaarthi.com

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi,

Can i bake this without baking soda?

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi,

Cookie looks great. But, I just want to give you some info about using honey in baking which you have used in this recipe.
Honey should never be cooked/ heated (Many of us know this but still use it for cooking just for its taste & texture and thinking it is better than sugar). Ofcourse, honey is better than sugar but not cooked honey. Using honey in baking is quite popular but cooked honey is toxic. It is not an immediate poison but gets stored in the body as toxins(undigested material) and becomes root cause for all health issues. For a quick reference, you can go through this link to know what happens when you cook honey.

http://everydayayurveda.org/eat/honey-under-fire-why-you-should-never-heat-up-honey

If you would like to avoid sugar, try to get natural sweetness from pureed dates, sucanat(Sugar Cane Natural), jaggery, etc.

Eat healthy and be happy :)

Thanks,

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousbaking is must since it gives the cookie its texture

Rashmi Purwar said...

Hi Aarthi !
I am completely new to baking. I want to try baking with cookies first. I will be trying it in a microwave oven in convection mode. Wanted to check if the temperature for pre heating and baking would remain same ? Can I use aluminium foil to cover the baking tray. Pls do guide.
I am really impressed with your recipes. Thanks.
Regards
Rashmi

Rashmi Purwar said...

Hi Aarthi !
I am completely new to baking. I want to try baking with cookies first. I will be trying it in a microwave oven in convection mode. Wanted to check if the temperature for pre heating and baking would remain same ? Can I use aluminium foil to cover the baking tray. Pls do guide.
I am really impressed with your recipes. Thanks.

Rashmi Purwar said...

Hi Aarthi !
I am completely new to baking. I want to try baking with cookies first. I will be trying it in a microwave oven in convection mode. Wanted to check if the temperature for pre heating and baking would remain same ? Can I use aluminium foil to cover the baking tray. Pls do guide.
I am really impressed with your recipes. Thanks.
Regards
Rashmi

Aarthi said...

@Rashmi Purwareverything remains same for convection oven too. You can use foil in convection mode

Anonymous said...

Hi arthi, I tried this recipe today... It came out well... Thank u

Shiny said...

I tried it today. Came out well😀 Thanks a lot ...
Added little cocoa also..

Instead of cocoa can i add sme ground ginger to make ginger cookies?

Aarthi said...

@ShinyYes u can use ginger

deeps said...

Hi aarthi.. U have shown only 4 cookies at a time. This recipe is for 4 cookies? If not, then shus I bake 4 cookies at a time with the mentioned time?

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi,can we use cashews or badam instead of walnuts? And will the cookies remain soft and turn hard later or will it get crispy.

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousu can use any nuts. it will be little crispy and buttery

Aarthi said...

@deepssince i used a small pan i baked 4 cookies..If u have larger ones you can bake all together

Anonymous said...

Hi aarthi,i tried your honey walnut cookies following the exact measurement and temp. But the cookies turned out really chewy.It was not crispy.Can you pl tell me where i could have gone wrong? i got the same dough texture as shown in ur pics.still it dint turn out well.
Thanks in advance!

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousbake it little more time

Anonymous said...

I tried this today. It got burnt and turned almost black. I used an otg and both heating ( top and bottom)

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