Chai-Spice Cookies -- Gluten-Free or Regular

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by kitty.rock

Fragrant with the classic flavors of chai tea, these buttery, crumbly cookies are perfect for dunking in a cup of tea or coffee. From Whole Foods Market website, you can make these gluten-free as well, using blanched almond flour or a gluten-free all-purpose flour mix.

Top Review by JoyfulGirl

I made these non-gluten free about 10 times now, and they are delicious! I play around with the amount of spice each time, depending on how I'm feeling, and have yet to find the place where I have too much cinnamon and ginger. ;)

I do have to add a splash of milk to make the dough workable, perhaps because I'm living in a pretty dry client.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Beat butter with granulated sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl until well blended. Stir in flour, spices and salt until just combined.
  3. Scoop and roll dough into small teaspoon-sized balls and place about an inch apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake until lightly golden, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Cool on the sheet for 5 minutes. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar and let cool completely on a rack.
  5. Store in an airtight container.
  6. NOTE: if using a gluten-free flour, please follow your package directions for adding xanthum gum.

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