Chai-Spiced Cookies

  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 48
Chai-Spiced Cookies

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cardamom
1 1/2
teaspoons ground allspice
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
teaspoons vanilla
2
egg yolks

Coating

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Stir in remaining cookie ingredients.
  • 2
    Shape dough by tablespoonfuls into balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until very lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, mix coating ingredients. Working in batches, gently roll warm cookies in coating mixture. Cool on cooling rack 5 minutes. Roll in mixture again.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • To measure 1 tablespoon dough for each cookie, use a #60 ice cream scoop.
  • Chai is the Hindi word for tea made with milk and spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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