Basic WholeWheat Chocolate Chip Cookie

Does whole wheat baking exited you?! I try to use wholewheat flour as much as I can in baking. Recently I ventured out in classic chocolate chip cookie with wholewheat flour. A basic whole wheat chocolate chip cookie has sugar, flour, butter, eggs and chocolate chips.

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If you have kids and reluctant to give the maida/all purpose flour cookies/biscuits then you will love this recipe. It surely is a keeper. I have made jumbo size cookies so even one ? is enough with a glass of milk.

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Things to note before making basic WholeWheat chocolate chip cookies-

  • These cookies a slightly chewy, soft inside with a firm texture outside.
  • I have poked a lot of chocolate chips on the outside before baking.
  • While baking the Cookies won’t brown much. To check done-ness simply lift the cookie and look for golden brown.
  • The cookie is heavier than its maida/all purpose flour counterpart.
  • The sugar measurement in recipe is normal sweetness. Add less or more according to the sweetness you prefer.
  • If making egg less version use curd which is not too watery or too thick. Normal pouring consistency is good. Also make sure your curd is fresh.

Hope you give it a try once. Share your feedback with me in comments.


Ingredients:

1 cup whole wheat flour/ chapati atta

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 egg(for eggless replace with 1/2 cup curd and 1tsp baking soda)

50 gm salted butter( for unsalted butter add 1/4 tsp salt separately)

1 tbsp vanilla essence

1/2 cup chocolate chips

Method:

Cream the butter & sugar til light.

Add vanilla essence & egg. Beat til combined.

Now add flour and baking soda.

This will be a thick mixture. Now fold in the chocolate chips.

Place the dough in fridge for 15- 20 mins.

Preheat the oven at 180°C for 10 mins.

Scoop the cookies one inch apart on to a baking try lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 10 to 12 mins and not more than 15min(see notes).

Enjoy with tea or a glass of milk.

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