Soya Date Cookies


Soya Date Cookies

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So simple, yet so delicious!! Cookies made with healthy ingredients like soya flour and dates are simply irresistible. The soya helps to decrease bad cholesterol (LDL) level is the body while the dates act as a healthy substitute for sugar. Enjoy these guilt free goodies any time of the day.

Soya Date Cookies recipe - How to make Soya Date Cookies

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



For the date purée
1/4 cup dates (khajur), deseeded

For the dough
1/4 cup soya flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup low fat butter
2 tbsp sugar

Method
    Main Procedure

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 whole wheat flour, butter and sugar in a bowl 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 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 baking tray (line the cookie sheet with greased proof paper).
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºC (360ºF) for 25 minutes or till the cookies are golden brown.
  7. Cool and store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy56 cal
Protein0.8 g
Carbohydrates6.1 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol8.8 mg
Sodium29.6 mg

Reviews

Soya Date Cookies
 on 26 Jul 13 01:54 PM
5

Delicious cookies with a nice date taste. Low in fat and not extra sweet. Healthy.