Chai Spiced Tea Cakes

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

These cookies are like chai spiced Mexican Wedding Cakes. I love the flavor and hope you will, too.

A friend gave me this one and tells me it was from a Christmas issue of a magazine she gets.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
20 cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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1/2 c
unsalted butter, room temperature
1/3 c
powdered sugar
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
3/4 tsp
ground allspice
3/4 tsp
ground cardamom
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
finely chopped toasted almonds
1 c
powdered sugar for rolling cookies in

How to Make Chai Spiced Tea Cakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, 1/3 cup powdered sugar, both extracts, spices and salt in a medium bowl. Beat in the flour. Stir in almonds.

    Using hands, roll dough into tablespoon sized balls. Place on a large baking sheet, spacing 1 inch apart. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until pale golden. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes.
  • 2Place 1 cup powdered sugar in a large bowl. Working in batches, gently coat the hot cookies in sugar. Cool the cookies on a rack. Roll again in sugar and serve.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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