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Whole Wheat Date Cookies, date purée which is used to sweeten these cookies provides iron and fibre. Your baby will love to nibble on this snack.

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होल व्हीट डेट कुकीस् - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe) in Hindi) 

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Most babies love to nibble on their favourite snack. Biscuits are usually made using refined flour i. e. Maida. The use of whole wheat flour in these cookies makes them healthier than other cookies. Also date purée which is used to sweeten these cookies provides iron and fibre. A great snack to pack when you're taking your baby outdoors for more than an hour or so.

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Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe) recipe - How to make Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 mins   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F).   Total Time:     12Makes 12 cookies
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Ingredients

For The Date Purée
1/4 cup dates (khajur)

For The Dough
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup butter
2 tbsp sugar
Method

For the date purée

    For the date purée
  1. Chop the dates into small pieces and add ½ cup of water.
  2. Bring to a boil in a non-stick pan and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes till the dates are fully mashed into a purée.
  3. Cool and keep aside.

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine the flour, butter and sugar using your fingertips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  2. Add the cooled date purée and knead it into a dough.
  3. Cover with a plastic film and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. Roll out into a sheet of 6 mm. (¼") thickness and cut out round cookies approx. 37 mm. (1½") in diameter using a cookie cutter.
  5. Re-roll the scraps of dough to make more cookies and place them on a greased baking tray.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 25 minutes or till the cookies are golden brown.
  7. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

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what is whole wheat date cookies made of?

  1. whole wheat dates cookies recipe | eggless atta khajur biscuit | Indian dates cookies | wheat butter cookies| are made of cheap and easily available ingredients in India: 
    ¼ cup dates (khajur), ½ cup Whole wheat flour (gehun ka aata), ¼ cup butter and 2 tbsp sugar. See the below image of list of ingredients for whole wheat date cookies. See the below image of list of ingredients for whole wheat date cookies.

for the date puree

  1. To make whole wheat date cookies, take 1/4 cup dates (khajur).
  2. Chop the dates into small pieces and discard the seeds.
  3. Transfer them into a saucepan.
  4. Add ½ cup of water.
  5. Bring it to boil, then simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dates are well cooked. Cool it completely.
  6. Transfer it into a blender jar.
  7. Blend to a smooth puree. This yields approx. ¼ cup of date puree. Keep aside. 

for the dough

  1. In a deep bowl, add 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  2. Add 1/2 cup butter.
  3. Mix well using fingertips till it resembles the texture of breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the cooled date puree.
  5. Knead it into a semi-soft dough.
  6. Cover the dough with a plastic film and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

how to make whole wheat date cookies

  1. Place the dough on the rolling board.
  2. Roll out into a sheet of 10” (250 mm.) diameter.
  3. Cut out 7 cookies using a cookie cutter.
  4. These are the scrapings of the dough.
  5. Re-roll the scrapings and make 7 more cookies.
  6. Place all the cookies on a greased baking tray.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 25 minutes or till the cookies are golden brown in colour.
  8. This is how the cookies look after baking. Cool completely.
  9. Serve whole wheat dates cookies recipe | eggless atta khajur biscuit | Indian dates cookies | wheat butter cookies| or store in an air tight container and use as required.

tips to make whole wheat date cookies

  1. Health conscious people can avoid adding sugar. However the sweetness will be less. 
  2. Remember to cool the date mixture completely before blending. 
  3. Keep enough distance between each cookie while placing them on the baking tray. Also ensure to place the baking tray in the middle rack of the oven, else they tend to burn easily. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cookie
Energy64 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates8.9 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol8.8 mg
Sodium30.1 mg

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Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 26 Mar 22 02:08 PM


Can we use white butter instead of yellow butter?
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Tarla Dalal    Yes you can.
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26 Mar 22 03:14 PM
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 03 Jun 21 07:50 PM


Hi my daughter loved the cookies .. my cookies got toasted in 15 minutes because I used small cookie cutter.. no baking soda also used in this .. so I really will keep doing this cookies. My daughter also love dates .. so perfect evening snack..
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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04 Jun 21 02:37 PM
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 10 Oct 20 01:02 AM


May i use home made white butter in this recipe?
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Tarla Dalal    We would not suggest using homemade butter. Please use readymade butter.
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14 Oct 20 03:12 PM
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 09 Oct 20 10:58 PM


For how long can these cookies be stored and fed to babies?
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 16 Sep 20 07:45 PM


Hi, I tried it with some modifications Dint add sugar Used 1/4 cup pre-cooked made dates puree Used 1 1/4 cup of flour Added little elachi powder Turned out good My 7 month old baby liked it Thank u so much for the healthy recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Shilpa, thanks for the feedback and that is helpful.
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17 Sep 20 11:51 AM
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 09 May 20 04:14 PM


Can butter be replaced with oil? Can sugar be replaced with jaggery?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, yes you can try replacing it. Do give us your feedback how it turned out.
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11 May 20 01:14 AM
Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
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 on 03 May 20 03:48 PM


Made these cookies for my baby.....turned out really really good!!!! A great alternative to those packaged biscuits....I skipped sugar then also cookies turned out really good!!!! Looking forward for more such recipes for my baby Thanks a lot!!!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Happy to know you have tried the recipe and liked it very much. We will come up with more recipes. Do keep visiting our website for more recipe updates.
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04 May 20 01:41 PM