June 11, 2010

Almond and Yogurt Flatbread cookies


Last few weeks have been pretty eventful. I hardly have had time to think about cooking or blogging, I wouldn't complain or trade these days for anything else. It is all good!
So, today we have a flatbread cookie made with some yogurt, whole wheat and my favorite thing to include in cookies - Almonds. My love for the taste and texture of cookies with almonds has exponentially grown ever since I made Eggless Almond and Oats Cookie. It was/is a huge huge hit, and I now continue to make it for my friends and family. I haven't gotten a negative feedback till date. One cookie that I will never stop making!

This flatbread cookie is nothing like I have ever made so far. I saw a recipe in a book which I remembered and tried to make something similar. It does not have a very strong sweet or savory taste to it, which makes it ideal for pairing with a sweet fruit preserve or maybe head along the path of some salty garlicky butter.
Considering the addict I am for anything sweet, I spread some raspberry preserves and devoured them without a second thought. Even if you are not someone who bakes cookies at home, with a few simple ingredients this is one recipe where you can't really go wrong.
One wouldn't think Almonds and yogurt are something you put into a cookie dough together. It may sound odd but it would convert you the very minute you take a bite!


Almond and Yogurt Flatbread cookies


Almond Meal - 1/3 cup
Plain Yogurt - 1/3 cup (I used low fat)
Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Whole wheat pastry flour - 1/2 cup
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Unsalted butter - 2 tbsp


Mix room temperature butter and yogurt well.

Sift flour, salt and baking soda and add to the yogurt mixture. Add almond meal and knead for about 10-15 min.
Let it rest for 5 minutes. Then, roll it out into a thin sheet using a rolling pin, say about 1/4" thickness.
Cut into squares and lay it on a greased cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake at 400F for about 7-8 min or until lightly golden.

It will firm up a little on cooling. Serve with your choice of butter or jam.
Never tried peanut butter on it... hmmm.




  1. Love this one... simple ingredients and looks yumm.. The picture with the raspberry preserves is killing me

  2. Lovely looking flat-bread. Sound healthy with whole wheat and almond meal. Nice recipe. YUM!

  3. Has been a while since I baked cookies last ... yours look worth a try. I have some yoghurt and almonds at home ... with the rains on I'll give this try this afternoon. Look real tempting Anudivya! :-)

  4. looks delicious and the ingredients are all so healthy...I'm definitely trying it!

  5. These look perfect and like them that they pair both with sweet and savory.

  6. Scrumptious cookies, looks awesome as well as healthy..

  7. These are so unique, but sound/look great! Can't wait to try em, maybe with some peanut butter on top!

  8. Mmm.. looks perfect... beautiful and tempting clicks.. :)

  9. loved the shape....looks divine...
    first time here...u have a lovely space...just started blogging..and love to add u in my list..
    ur comments/suggestions r highly appreciated..happy blogging...following u>>>>>>


  10. The flat bread looks yummy with the jam. Nice click...

  11. AnonymousJune 11, 2010

    flat breads look wonderful and with that jam on top..out of the world.

  12. Love the almonds here! Very amaretti like!

  13. These are quite healthy cookies! Bookmarked!

  14. Looks beautiful, delicious and full of wholesome goodness. I love it.

  15. Lovely cookies...I just love such kind of snacks.
    These look very yummy.

  16. Perfect for my crunch-munch time :D

  17. Hi there! Just wanted to drop a line to thank you for visting my blog and also to tell you what a delight it was see what you've been doing with your space..
    I guess we're on the same boat as I also have a 9 month old and do I need to say any further? Life's on crazy wheels right now but sure am loving every bit of it..
    Hope to stay in touch and keep up the good work!

  18. wow..really nice.. do drop in at my site whenever.. following you

  19. looks cool! must be yummy! will try this recipe!

  20. looks yummy n nice click

  21. this seems like a good recipe, will try it out


Thank you for taking the time to comment on this post. I will try to respond to queries as soon as I can. If I miss anything that needs to be addressed... please feel free to ping me again.
Happy cooking/baking or whatever it is you are doing in the kitchen! :)