Digestive Biscuit Recipe

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For the second day under Cookies, I decided to try these Digestive Biscuits that have been on my to do list for such a long time. So finally I got around baking these and almost had to wait for the next 24 hours to enjoy these properly. I had made them as I was cooking dinner and somehow didn't have time to click pictures. I thought I would take next day morning before leaving to work. As expected I couldn't and so had to slash it inside to save some for the clicks.

The texture has turned out very well and it has the right amount of crispiness and sweet. Konda liked munching these and the boys refused to even touch. Well that was expected and I didn't insist they even try.

I have huge pile of cookies recipes to try, some of the most fetching pictures show that they have eggs in them. Even the othe Digestive Biscuit Recipes look way beyond prettiness. However I am very happy with the result of this measurement and the way these turned out.






Digestive Biscuits

Wheat flour - 3/4 cup
All purpose flour - 1/4 cup
Oats - 1/4 cup
Soft Butter, unsalted - 2 tps
Granulated Sugar - 1/4 cup
Milk as required to knead (about a tsp or two)
Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp

Sift the flours together with baking powder. Add the oats and sugar, combine everything. Finally add the butter and rub everything together.

Finally add milk as required to make a soft pliable dough. Your dough should be smooth without any cracks. More little more milk if you find cracks.

Dust with flour and roll out a big sheet. Cut your desired shapes with cookie cutter.Prick the cookies with fork for the cookies not to puff up. Line these on a baking tray greased with oil or butter paper.

Pre heat the oven at 185 C and bake for 20 mins. This should get done by 15 mins, depending on the thickness of your cookie. So watch out from that time.

Let it cool and transfer to air tight container.

Notes:

The thickens depends on your choice. If it is very thick, it will take more time to get baked.

The cookies are mildly sweet for light snacking. With wheat flour and oats, I don't think overly sweetness will suit.

You can also powder the oats, which will give uniform texture. When you add as whole it tends become more chewy after baking.

This stays good for more than a week when stored properly.

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12 comments :

Manjula Bharath January 11, 2014 at 12:01 AM  

wow such an healthy biscuits with oats and wheat flour :) I wud love to grab some right away !!

Suma Gandlur January 11, 2014 at 1:25 AM  

Your version/cookies looks pretty in that pattern. I thought you created some spicy cookies looking at the pictures.

Ramya Krishnamurthy January 11, 2014 at 7:50 AM  

Delicious scrumptious cookies

Jayashree January 11, 2014 at 8:24 AM  

Nice one, Valli. T loves cutting out these shapes for me, whenever I make cookies.

Chef Mireille January 11, 2014 at 11:16 AM  

love the combo of grain in this

Priya Ranjit January 11, 2014 at 12:43 PM  

Perfectly made digestive biscuits :) looks so inviting

Briju Parthasarathy January 12, 2014 at 8:35 PM  

Nice recipe, thanks for sharing this biscuit recipe

Harini-Jaya R January 12, 2014 at 9:40 PM  

Love the addition of oats in these biscuits! Very pretty pattern too!

Varadas Kitchen January 13, 2014 at 6:48 PM  

Surprised to see the whole wheat. Healthy recipe.

Nalini's Kitchen January 17, 2014 at 1:35 AM  

Wonderfully made cookies,loved the shape of the cookies..bookmarked Valli..

Pavani N January 20, 2014 at 3:20 AM  

So healthy and delicious. Will have to try these some time.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan January 20, 2014 at 10:55 AM  

I love digestive cookies and recently have been buying them more frequently. Will give this recipe a try and see if my boys approve of it! I love the pattern of the cookies :)

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