Chai-Spiced Cookies

Chai-Spiced Cookies

The smooth, spiced flavors of Chai tea were the inspiration for these tender cookies topped with a powdered sugar coating.

Prep Time

1:30

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Total Time

1:30

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Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

Cookies
1
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
cups Gold Medal® 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
  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.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
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.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.