Chai-Spiced Almond Celebration Cookies

Chai-Spiced Almond Celebration Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! A dusting of sweet powdered sugar hides a delicately spiced, buttery sugar cookie.

Prep Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
3/4
cup finely chopped toasted almonds
3/4
teaspoon ground allspice
3/4
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, almonds, allspice, cardamom and cinnamon. Stir in butter, vanilla and almond extract until soft dough forms.
  2. Shape level tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.
  4. Place powdered sugar in shallow bowl. Gently roll warm cookies in powdered sugar to coat all sides; place on cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Roll in sugar again.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
To ensure even baking, bake one sheet of cookies at a time, placing the cookie sheet on the middle rack of the oven.
How-To
To toast nuts, heat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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 Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.