Atta Biscuits /Whole Wheat cookies/Eggless Whole Wheat Cookies

Coming to day 2 themed under whole dishes in Blogging marathon #65,is a mouth melting cookie.I made these cookies with whole wheat flour and it tasted awesome.I followed the recipe of my  tea shop style butter biscuits except the whole wheat flour.My kids loved these cookies and nothing left after clicking the pictures.Lets move on to the recipe........

                                                                       Atta Biscuits / Whole Wheat Cookies

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 10 -15 minutes
   Resting time ~ 1 hour
   Cooking time ~ 20 minutes
   Makes ~ 13-15



Whole wheat flour/gothumai maavu
1 cup
Rice flour/arisi maavu
2 tbs
Butter/vennai(room temperature)
1/2 cup
Powdered sugar
1/2 cup
1/8 tsp
Baking powdera pinch
Vanilla extract(optional)1/2 tsp
Cashews (Halved/optional)as needed


  • In a separate bowl,mix the all purpose flour,rice flour and salt well.Keep it aside.Now in take the butter and powdered sugar in a bowl.Beat it with a electrical or hand blender till it becomes creamy.To this add the flour mixture and mix it well.
  • Knead it to a soft dough.Now roll the dough to a log and wrap it in a cling wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
  • After an hour remove the wrap and slice the cookies to 1/2 inch thickness.Meanwhile pre-heat the oven at 350 F.Arrange it on a lined baking tray,gently press the halved cashews on top of the sliced dough.Bake it for 12-14 minutes and remove it from the oven.Cool the cookies on a cooling rack.
  • Store it in an air tight container after cooling.

  • As these cookies bake faster,keep an eye after 10 minutes otherwise it may burnt.
  • Addition of rice flour gives a very nice crunch to the cookies.
  • Refrigerate the dough for minimum 30 minutes to avoid spreading.


Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing this BM# 64.


Atta biscuits look delicious and perfectly baked.

The cookies looks so delicious Nalini..

The cookies are looking fantastic Nalini..very nicely presented as well!

Reminds me of my childhood when mom used to get these baked from the local bakery...the biscuits are super tempting.

Scrumptious they are, hard to resist to this beautiful atta biscuits.

Atta biscuits looks totally beautiful and delicious.

These cookies look delicious!

Delicious cookies there with whole wheat flour.

Lovely looking atta cookies Nalini. Cashew stuck in the middle looks cute.

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