Chai Latte Cookies

Teresa Jacobson


Every now and then I love a good Chai Latte... the spicy cardamom aroma is heavenly. I decided to make a cookie that could capture that yummy flavor. These soft and spicy cookies were the result. They are perfect with a cup of Earl Grey!


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20 Min
10 Min



  • 2 Tbsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp
    ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground white or black pepper

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 large
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    ground flax seed (optional)
  • 2 tsp
    chai spice mix (see above)
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt (a pinch)
  • 1/4 c

  • 1/4 c
    brewed coffee or tea, cooled to room temp.
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp
    chai spice mix (from above)

How to Make Chai Latte Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In a small bowl or jar, combine ingredients for the chai spice mix, set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until well blended. Add in egg and vanilla until well blended. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, ground flax, chai spice, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt; blend well.
  5. Alternately blend buttermilk and flour mixture into the butter mixture until well blended.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared parchment paper. Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes. Set on cooling rack until completely cooled.
  7. Meanwhile, melt chocolate. Add to powdered sugar, chai spice, and coffee (or tea). Stir well. Drizzle across cooled cookies.

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About Chai Latte Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Butter is Better!

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