Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies

Chai inspired Christmas cookies
Chai inspired Christmas cookies
Share it on your social network:
Or you can just copy and share this url

Ingredients

2 ¾ cups All-purpose flour
½ tsp Baking powder
¼ tsp Kosher Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 ½ tsp Ground ginger
½ tsp Cloves
½ tsp Ground nutmeg
½ tsp Ground cardamom
⅛ tsp Black pepper
1 cup (2 sticks) Unsalted butter at room temperature
¾ cup Sugar
1 Large eggs
1 ½ tsp Vanilla extract pure
1 cup Royal icing

Nutritional information

71
Calories
3.9g
Fat
13mg
Cholesterol
39mg
Sodium
8.4g
Carbohydrate
0.9g
Protein
Ingredients

Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies

Share

Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies are cute Christmas cookies inspired by the flavor of chai tea. Chai is a tea which originated in India but has become popular worldwide. It is made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic spices such as cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and cardamom.

Start by making a cookie dough. First mix the dry ingredients together and gradually add to a creamed sugar and butter mixture. Chill the dough in the refrigerator before cutting out snowflake and tree shaped cookies. Bake, cool and decorate before sitting down to enjoy these cookies with a mug of steaming chai.

To make Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies

So, how to make Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies?

Steps to make Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies

1

Mix dry ingredients together

3

Mix the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom and ⅛ teaspoon of black pepper together in a large bowl.

2

Cream sugar and butter

5

In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.

3

Mix dry and wet ingredients

5

Turn the mixer speed down to low. Add the flour mixture gradually and mix until just incorporated.

4

Chill dough

35

Divide the dough into 2. Shape into disks and roll each between 2 sheets of waxed paper until it is ⅛ inches thick. Chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator until firm.

5

Heat the oven and prepare baking sheets

10

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2-3 baking sheets with non-stick baking paper.

6

Cut out cookies

10

Cut out the cookies using floured tree and snowflake cutters. Place the cookies on the prepared sheets. Repeat until you have used up all the scraps of dough.

7

Bake

12

Place on a baking sheet in the oven for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookies are light golden brown.

8

Cool

15

Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.

9

Decorate the cookies

10

Using royal icing in a piping bag, pipe some decorations on the cookies and sprinkle with cinnamon.

10

Serve

Allow the icing to set, then serve with hot mugs of chai!

Chai Tree and Snowflake Cookies are cute Christmas cookies. Not only do they taste amazing, they are very instagrammable too! Please remember to tag #CookMeRecipes if you make these chai inspired cookies!

Lilly is an enthusiastic and cheerful young mom. She knows as well as any parent that children can be really picky when it comes to food. And she’s had plenty of experience trying to cook meals that are both tasty and nutritious, and able to satisfy the tastes of a fussy kid right away! To save you some precious time, Lilly's going to share with you all the tricks she learned the hard way, so you don’t have to! She has a wealth of recipes for quick and easy meals for kids and families on a budget.

  • Recipe Reviews:
    (3)
previous
Low Carb Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Belly
2-Minute Vegan Soda Cake Recipe-How To Make 2-Minute Vegan Soda Cake Recipe-Delicious 2-Minute Vegan Soda Cake Recipe
next
2-Minute Vegan Soda Cake
Add Review
Add Comment

Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
(5.0)
Total Reviews: 3
Athina

Thanks for pointing this out. Baking powder. We have fixed it.

Jen

Is it baking powder or soda?!

Athina

Yummy-yummy! I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

Write your own review

You can optionally upload your own image along with a review

Add Your Comment