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eggless butter cookies recipe with whole wheat flour
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eggless butter cookies recipe | whole wheat butter cookies recipe with saffron

eggless butter cookies. Easy to bake eggless butter cookies with whole wheat flour
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: world
Servings: 15
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • 50 grams butter cubed and chilled
  • 1/4 cup cane sugar or regular sugar powdered
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • A big pinch of saffron soaked in 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Butter for greasing the tray


  • Take wheat flour and corn flour in a mixing bowl and mix well. Soak a big pinch of saffron in one tablespoon milk and set aside.
  • To that add baking powder and mix very well.
  • Add chilled cubed butter and rub well to incorporate the butter into the flours. Once the mixture resemble grits, add powdered sugar and cardamom powder.
  • Add curd and mix well.
  • Now add the saffron milk and bring the dough together very gently. Cover in a parchment and chill the dough for an hour or 2.
  • Preheat oven at 180C. Roll the dough into a circle. Cut out cookies of desired shape. press a small piece of pistachio on each cookie. Arrange the cookies in a greased cookie tray. Bake in hot oven for 12-15 minutes. Allow to cool completely and store butter cookies in airtight container.


1. You can use maida instead of wheat flour
2. You can use salted butter too
3. You can replace corn flour with wheat flour


Calories: 378kcal