Priyagold Butter Bite Cookies Review – We Tried 2 Variants
We reviewed 2 variants from Priyagold’s Butter Bite Cookies range – Cashew & Badam Pista. More details on each variant below.
There’s something about buttery cookies and tea that makes you swoon. Crisp, buttery cookies with nuts have been a part of Indian tea time since more than two decades.
Priyagold, a well-known brand, offers a wide range of cookies and biscuits. We picked up two flavors from its Butter Bite Cookies range – Cashew Cookies and Badam Pista Cookies to test them for their taste and texture.
Are these worth spending money on? Let us find out the answer in our Priyagold Butter Bite Cookies review.
Our Review Factors
What do we expect? We were looking for crunchy cookies which are not crumbly and nor are they greasy to touch, with balanced sweetness and fresh taste.
We examined both the variants from Priyagold Butter Bite Cookies on the following parameters:
We look for different aspects in this segment – sweetness, flavor of butter, nuttiness, overall taste, and freshness. How well does the flavor justify the labels?
The whole purpose of having cookies gets ruined, if they lack a pronounced crunch or are crumbly. We examine the overall crunch and crispness here. Do these break apart easily? Are they greasy to touch?
3. Other Observations
Here we examine the ingredient list and look for any preservatives, stabilizers, or additives used. We also check for the fat used and if it contains any added sweeteners.
How evenly are these baked? Any broken cookies observed in our review pack? We also examine how uniform these cookies are in shape and size.
In this segment, we check for the overall packaging. Is the pack resealable? Is there a tray that holds these cookies?
Are these cookies priced reasonably? Does it offer value for money?
Priyagold Butter Bite Cookies Flavors – Detailed Review
Price and Shelf life
A 200 gm pack has a price of Rs. 40. It has a shelf life of 9 months. Per 100 gm, it contains 154 kcal.
These are round-shaped cookies having multiple straight lines at the top. All the cookies are baked evenly. Thumbs up! In terms of size, these showcase medium thickness. All the cookies in the pack were unbroken.
The primary ingredients include – Refined wheat flour (maida)(Gluten 50%), Edible veg oil (Palm oil)(18%), Sugar (15%), Milk solids (4%), Butter (4%), and Cashewnut (4%).
It also contains desiccated coconut powder, liquid glucose, and iodized salt. Further, it makes use of added permitted artificial flavor (Butter).
contains wheat, gluten, milk, cashew nuts and sulphite as hypersensitive ingredients. May contain traces of peanuts and treenuts.
Taste & Aroma
These cookies emit a noticeable aroma of coconut and vanilla. It has a nice and sweet taste. The mild flavor of coconut and butter amps up the taste further. Tiny bits of cashews pop up in between.
Bang on! The texture of these cookies is crunchy. These are not brittle and neither do not feel greasy or buttery to touch. There is a powdery coating on the cookies due to some breakage.
- The crunch is on point.
- It has a delicious sweet taste.
- The mild buttery flavor tastes delish.
- All the cookies are baked evenly.
- These are not greasy to touch.
- The percentage of nuts used are clearly mentioned in the ingredient list.
- The ingredient list mentions the use of palm oil and added permitted artificial flavor (Butter).
Looking for a flavorful biscuit for your tea-time? We recommend trying Priyagold Butter Bites Cashew Cookies.
2. Badam Pista
Price and Shelf Life
The cost of a 200 gm pack is available for Rs. 45. It has a shelf life of 8 months. Per 100 gm, it contains about 150 kcal of energy.
These are round-shaped cookies with minute pieces of green pista and almonds spread across. These are baked to perfection and depict multiple straight lines on the top. We also observed a layer of powdered coating on all the cookies.
Refined wheat flour (maida)(gluten 50%), Edible vegetable oil (palm 18%), Sugar 15%, Milk solid 4%, Butter 4%, Pistachios 2%, Almond nuts 2% are the main ingredients used.
Apart from that, it also contains desiccated coconut powder, liquid glucose, iodized salt, and permitted artificial flavor (Butter).
contains wheat, gluten, milk, pistachios, almond nuts, and sulphite as hypersensitive ingredients. May contain traces of peanuts and tree nuts.
Taste, Aroma & Texture
These cookies emit a prominent aroma of coconut. These cookies are extremely sweet in taste. However, the pieces of almonds deliciously cut down the sweetness. The coconut powder adds a nice nutty flavor. But, the tiny bits of pista were not prominent in every bite. Texture-wise, we give these cookies full marks. These are perfectly crisp and have a crunchy bite.
- The coconut powder adds a nice nutty flavor.
- These cookies are crunchy and baked to perfection. We loved that!
- The almonds break down the sweetness and add a delicious taste.
- We appreciate the fact that the brand mentions the exact percentage of nuts used.
- The pieces of pista are extremely tiny. Do not have a prominent bite.
- Similar to the above variant, these cookies contain palm oil and permitted artificial flavor (Butter).
The Badam & Pista variant is best suited for people who love nutty cookies. Pair it with tea or coffee and there is surely no stopping at a single bite.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Priyagold Butter Bite Cookies.
Both the variants include 26 cookies in a 200 gm pack.
No. These cookies are not vegan. Both the variants contain about 4% of milk solids and butter.
Perfect combo! These cookies are a perfect accompaniment with a hot cup of tea or coffee.
The shelf of these cookies is as follows :
Cashew Cookies : 9 months.
Badam & Pista Cookies : 8 months.
Yes. Apart from sugar, the ingredients list for both the variants mentions the use of liquid glucose.
To wrap up, Priyagold Butter Bite cookies will make for a delicious accompaniment to your morning or evening tea-time. The cashew cookies showcase balanced sweetness, whereas the badam pista cookies have a delectable nutty taste. Crisp and crunchy, the texture of both these cookies is commendable.
What is your ideal tea-time munching snack? Let us know down below.