Family Food: Whole Wheat Chocolate Cookies

Posted on January 25, 2013 by S

cookies and milk

These whole wheat chocolate cookies are my toddler’s favourite baked goods of the moment. I serve them to him plain. But CH likes them with Amedei’s chocolate-hazelnut cream, Nutella, or a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream. I like that these cookies are crisp and burst with the full flavour of cocoa. I’ve kept them mildly sweet and added a generous pinch of salt for contrast on the palate so that they work well with an attention-grabbing filling. But I do genuinely enjoy these whole wheat chocolate cookies unadorned. Especially when they’re washed down with a glass of cold milk.

whole wheat cookie sandwich

I must confess that I just adore the clean lines and uniformity of rolled cookies. They’re also perfect for making cookies in fun shapes for my little one. The dough may be a little fiddly to work with, but the results are well worth the effort. I often bake only half a batch and keep the second portion of dough frozen until we need another batch of freshly baked whole wheat chocolate cookies. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

About Su-Lyn Tan

Su-Lyn is Aun's better half and for many years, the secret Editor behind this blog known to readers simply as S. Su-Lyn is an obsessive cook and critical eater whose two favourite pastimes are spending time with her son and spending time in the kitchen. She looks forward to combining the two in the years to come.

What Others Are Saying

  1. sylvy January 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Hi S,

    May I ask where you get your wholewheat pastry flour from? Thanks.

    • S January 26, 2013 at 3:49 pm

      Hi Sylvy, I use Bob’s Red Mill and get it at the Cold Storage at United Square in Singapore. I also see it at Market Place at Tanglin Mall.

      • sylvy January 27, 2013 at 1:06 am

        great, thanks!

  2. JK January 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    The cookies look lovely. How do we make the filling? It looks so yummy!
    Tks

    • S January 28, 2013 at 6:02 pm

      Dear JK, easy :) buy a jar of your favourite chocolate-hazelnut spread (it’s Nutella in the picture), place it in a piping bag and just pipe onto cookies.

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