Without milk, butter and eggs: lean cookies with nut filling for tea

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for lean cookies
Recipe for lean cookies. Source:

Biscuits are the perfect tea and coffee treat that everyone loves, from the most basic – shortbread and oatmeal – to biscotti and Viennese. Even at home, with a minimum of ingredients, you can easily make delicious cookies, for example, without yeast, eggs, or milk.

Cookie dough

Cook Yuliia Symonchuk shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious, lean cookies with a nut filling that takes only 20 minutes to prepare.

Cookie recipe


  • flour – 400 g
Wheat flour
  • starch – 140 g
  • water – 150-200 ml
  • oil – 140 ml
Vegetable oil
  • sugar – 4-5 tbsp
  • salt – 1/2 tsp
  • baking powder – 2 tsp

For the filling:

  • nuts – 150-200 g
  • sugar – 3-4 tbsp
Sugar and cinnamon

Method of preparation:

1. Add the baking powder, starch, salt, and sugar to the sifted flour, and mix well.

Preparing the dough

2. Add the oil and water.

3. Knead the dough, it should be tender, not "clogged".

Ready-made dough

4. Roll out a layer of dough, sprinkle with chopped nuts and sugar, and roll up and cut into pieces.

Dough filling

5. Put them on a baking sheet lined with parchment and bake the cookies at 180 C for 20 minutes.

Cookies with nuts

It is better to serve the cookies cold!

Ready-made lean cookies

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