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collection of 14 cookies and biscuit recipes – cookies or biscuits as we call them in india are a popular tea time snack. we love to dip biscuits in our tea. for kids, the biscuits are dipped in milk.

cookies and biscuit recipes

this collection shares 12 biscuits and cookies recipes that i have shared on website. except for one recipe, all of them need an oven to bake the cookies. you can either use a regular oven (OTG) or bake in the convection mode of a microwave oven.

while preparing any baking recipe, be it cookies or cake, always use fresh ingredients like butter, dry fruits, yogurt, cream or oil. also make sure that the baking soda or baking powder is also fresh and in their shelf period.

collection of 14 biscuits and cookies recipes

1. whole wheat nankhatai recipe – easy recipe and method to make nankhatais with atta or whole wheat flour. since they are made from atta, they are a better alternative than nankhatais made with all purpose flour (maida). i have also added besan to give some crumbly texture.

whole wheat nankhatai recipe

2. coconut cookies recipe – easy eggless coconut cookies made with whole wheat flour, jaggery and desiccated coconut. these can be made in a jiffy and the only time taking part is the baking time. few more coconut based recipes you can make are coconut ladoo, coconut rice, 7 cup barfi and coconut barfi recipe.

coconut cookies recipe

3. butter cookies recipe – crisp and tasty butter cookies made from whole wheat flour. these eggless cookies have the buttery taste and flavor and are also crisp.

eggless butter cookies recipe

4. chocolate chip cookies recipe – a really easy one bowl healthy eggless chocolate cookie recipe. these whole wheat cookies are not the usual crisp and chewy cookies. they have a cake like soft texture and a bit of chewiness. they are slightly crisp from out and soft from the center. these cookies can be served plain or used as toppings on ice creams like vanilla ice cream or chocolate ice cream or choco chip ice cream or pista ice cream or on custards or puddings.

eggless chocolate chip cookies recipe

5. eggless coconut macaroons recipe – quick three ingredient 30 minute recipe (baking time included) of coconut macaroons made without eggs.

eggless coconut macaroons recipe

6. oatmeal cookies recipe – this is a super simple recipe of making eggless oatmeal raisin cookies which give crisp, crunchy and chewy cookies with a lovely cinnamon flavor. raisins give a nice sweet-tangy taste along with a chewy texture.

oatmeal cookies recipe

7. orange crinkle cookies recipe – cookies made from fresh orange juice, whole wheat flour and gram flour (besan). these eggless cookies have a light orange flavor and taste. also they have a moist and soft texture. they are not crisp or crumbly or chewy. i have already shared the recipes of orange muffins and eggless orange cake recipe.

eggless orange crinckle cookies recipe, eggless orange cookies recipe

8. cheese biscuits on tawa – soft cheese biscuits made on stove top on a tawa or skillet. these eggless cheese biscuits go very well as a starter or even nice snack with tea or coffee. you can serve them plain or with a side cheesy dip. they also make for a good side snack in tiffin boxes.

eggless cheese biscuits recipe

9. nankhatai recipe – easy to make nankhatais or indian shortbread cookies, spiced with cardamom and nutmeg. nankhatai is a popular sweet cookie cum snack recipe which is equally liked by kids as well as elders. during diwali, nankhatai is made in many homes. few more popular snacks which are made during festive occasions are shankarpali, gujiya, karanji, butter murruku and chakli.

nankhatai recipe

10. tutti frutti cookies recipe – crisp and tasty tutti frutti cookies made with whole wheat flour (atta). the texture of the cookies is crisp, flaky and a bit crumbly. tutti frutti are candied raw papaya pieces. i don’t make tutti frutti at home. i buy them from outside. you can use tutti frutti in few more recipes like:

eggless tutti frutti cookies recipe

11. cheddar cheese biscuits recipe these whole wheat biscuits tastes like cheese strawscrisp, buttery and smooth biscuits. make a ideal option with tea or coffee. great for kids as well if you reduce the amount of red chili powder and pepper. for more cheese recipes, you can check this collection of 21 cheese recipes.

whole wheat cheddar cheese biscuits recipe

12. eggless gingerbread cookies recipe – spiced and ginger flavored cookies made with whole wheat flour (atta). ginger bread cakes or cookies are usually made with molasses. in this recipe i have used kakvi instead of molasses. kakvi is a molasses like thick syrup made from sugar cane juice. its a syrup which is made while preparing jaggery. the sweetness in kakvi is comparable to that of honey.

eggless gingerbread cookies recipe

13. easter biscuits recipe – delicious and aromatic biscuits made with sooji (rava or semolina) and whole wheat flour. these bisuits are crisp from outside and soft from within. for more sooji recipes, you can check this collection of 26 rava recipes.

easter biscuits recipe

14. cheese biscuits recipe – these cheese biscuits have a crisp texture on the outside and are soft on the inside like bread. they are not what we indians call as biscuits, crisp outside as well as inside. one of the best baked recipes, i have made.

cheese biscuits recipe

dassana amit
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i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree surely enhanced my cooking & baking skills which i now share as fool proof recipes on the blog. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.


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  1. Waiting impatiently Thanks in Advance 🙂

    • welcome amandeep.

  2. Hello Dassana jii I really wanted an oats cookie recipe with Almonds or chocolate.. there are non in these collections of cookies.. please add a few

    • amandeep, i will try to add oats cookies. in fact a few cookie and cake recipes have been requested by many readers. so will try to add them.

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