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Chai-Spiced Cookies

Chai-Spiced Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48
The smooth, spiced flavors of Chai tea were the inspiration for these tender cookies topped with a powdered sugar coating.
Updated October 8, 2010
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
35
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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