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Whole wheat chocolate chip cookies.....step-by-step.


The other day I was out shopping and I saw a street vendor selling used books, I crossed the road and just browsed his collection and to my disbelief I found cookbooks!!!. That day I was the proud owner of some real classic cookbooks.....

The Cookie Book from Wisconsin Energy Company was a surprise treat for me....it is a compilation of recipes from Wisconsin Energy Company employees...I like this kind of collection as they are usually tried and tested ....It was a 1998 edition book with just cookie recipes....cookies of all kinds...classic cookies, traditional cookies, shaped cookies and so on....ah you all guessed it right, you gals can expect more cookies from my side :). The book starts with some traditional cookies and the very first one was Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies and that too you won't believe.....with wheat flour.....not a bit of all purpose flour....just plain whole wheat flour!!! Oh boy I was very glad I mean here I was baking with just all purpose flour and its high time I baked healthy!!! They tasted every bit like a real chocolate chip cookie should be: tender and chewy in the middle, crisp at the edges. I mixed with hand mixer and lastly mixed the dough with my hand and they rolled out into a thick dough and needed no chilling..so lets get baking!!!

Ingredients:
(I halved them)
3/4 cup Granulated sugar.
3/4 cup packed brown sugar.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened ( I used butter).
1 egg.
2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour.
1 tsp baking soda.
1/2 tsp salt.
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts (I used cashew-nuts).
1 12-ounce package of semisweet chocolate chips.

Method:
1. In a large bowel mix sugars, butter, and egg.

2. Stir in whole wheat flour/atta, baking soda, and salt.

3. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.

4. Mix with your hand ...the dough will be stiff :).

5. Shape into rounds and pressed them with my palms and placed into an ungreased cookie sheet (it was instructed to drop the dough by a rounded spoon but I shaped into small rounds).
 Off to bake!!!


Out of the oven!!


                                                                    mmmmmm


Comments

  1. Delicious looking cookies.. wholesome too..

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  2. These cookies turned out exacly as in cookbook cover!!! looks so delicious!!!

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  3. Delicious healthy cookies. Like the addition of nuts and choco chips.

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  4. they looks so perfect and crispy.. love ur blog.. following u!

    http://rasoithekitchen.blogspot.com/

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  5. Nisa,what a delight,cookies with whole wheat flour,I love your recipe book and sometimes the best tressures are found in places where you least expect them.The cookies look so crunchy on the edges and must be chewy on the inside as you mention.Super!!!

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  6. Those cookies look like a great treat! Love the whole wheat flour to make them healthy! Well... as healthy as a chocolate chip cookie can be! =)

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  7. I am surely going to try this out, sounds delicious and your pics are superb!

    US Masala

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  8. wow... i am jealous of u girl.... so many cookbooks :)
    These cookies are just perfect :)

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  9. Yumm, feel like munching some..soo tempting clicks..

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  10. I like to use whole wheat flour so this is definitely end up baked at my place. Plz post some more recipes soon.

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  11. Nisa, thank you so much for visiting my blog today and becoming my newest follower. I'm following you back! I've never made cookies before with just whole-wheat flour. They look delicious! Can't wait to see more cookies from your newest cookbook! :o)

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  12. A lot of choc recipes here..Appreciate the step by step photo explanation..motivates me to try it out and i will.

    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  13. your cookies turned out way better than the cookbook ones. they are perfect. love the usage of wholewheat flour.
    Thanks for sharing Nisa

    have a wonderful weekend,
    Roxana

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  14. I love how your cookies are studded with all those delicious mix-ins. I would never have guessed that they're made with whole wheat flour.

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  15. I am following you from Decidedly Healthy or Horridly Decadent Saturday Party. Your Cookies look so good and so healthy, I really want to try this recipe. Thank you for sharing and you have a great week end!

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  16. Thanks fro sharing with the Decidedly Healthy or Horridly Decadent Blog Hop
    http://ceodraiocht.wordpress.com/decidedly-healthy-or-horridly-decadent-blog-hop

    = these look absolutely yummy & you've snuck in some whole grain - love it!

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  17. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog. Your blog is pretty amazing as well. I love that you have some traditional Indian recipes on here. I'm very excited to go through all of your delicious looking recipes. So wonderful to meet you!

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