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Ginger Chai Spice Cookies

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting time2 hrs
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 88kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried ground ginger
  • 2 tsp chai masala
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed and grated jaggery or substitute more brown sugar
  • 1 egg large
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp amaretto optional, use 2 tbsp milk if you skip
  • 1 tbsp milk

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, spices.
  • In a large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar, milk, amaretto and egg until well blended.
  • Add jaggery, vanilla and fresh ginger and beat until well mixed.
  • Slowly mix in dry ingredients until well mixed and smooth.
  • Divide dough into half and set aside at room temperature for 2-4 hours. Refrigerate if setting aside for longer.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment.
  • Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cut out cookies into circles or desired shape.
  • Space 1 inch apart and bake 1 sheet at a time for 7-10 minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Ice with Royal icing.

Nutrition

Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.6mg