Easy Chai Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 2 ½ dozen cookies
Chai –spiced shortbread cookies that are chewy, buttery and delicious.
  • 227g (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 150g (~3/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 120g (3/4 cup) powdered sugar, sifted
  • 15 milliliters (1 tablespoon) pure vanilla extract
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ⅓ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1g (1/4 teaspoon) salt
  • 265g (~2 cups) all-purpose flour, sifted
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or slipat; set aside
  3. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy
  4. Add vanilla, spices and salt and beat until well combined
  5. Stir in flour
  6. Scoop with a medium cookie dough scoop (2 tablespoons each) onto prepared cookie sheets about 2 inches apart
  7. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until very light brown around the edges (bake for less time if looking for a slightly chewier cookie)
  8. Allow cookies to cool on cooling rack
  9. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to one week or in the freezer for up to two months
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at http://www.keepitsweetdesserts.com/easy-chai-cookies/