Almond Cookies

If you wish to gift something different to your dear one's this Diwali, try these Almond cookies, which are home baked with love. You may pack these in gift boxes or a decorative plates or gift bags. Hope you all have a safe and a wonderful Diwali!

  1. 1 cup almond powder
  2. ¾ cup whole wheat flour (atta) 
  3. ¾ cup powdered sugar
  4. ¾ cup clarified butter (ghee) or melted butter (I used melted ghee)
  5. pinch of salt

  1. In a deep bowl, mix the dry ingredients (wheat flour, almond powder, sugar & salt). Mix well.
  2. Add the ghee keeping aside some so that the dough doesn't become too wet. knead the dough to make a firm ball and let it rest for 15 mins, cover with a damp cloth or cling film. If needed add the remaining ghee.
  3. Make small balls of the dough and press them with the help of your palms to form the shape of cookie. Place them on a cookie sheet (or baking sheet) 
  4. Bake the cookies at 150ÂșC about 10-15 minutes or until they turn golden brown.  After they become lightly golden brown remove the cookie sheet from the oven.
    Keep aside the cookie tray until the cookies come to room temperature.
  5. Note: the above measurement will yeild 12 Almond cookies- size of store bought biscuits or 30-35 cookies of coin shape
Dough- Let it rest for 30-45 mins
Arrange the flatten balls on the cookie sheet

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