Sunday, April 1, 2012

Chai-Spiced Cookies

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Chai-Spiced Cookies
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Makes 5 dozen

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamon
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream the butter and sugar together, beat in the vanilla and eggs.  In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cardamon, cinnamon, allspice, and black pepper.  Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir until combined.  Drop by teaspoons on a cookie sheet and bake for approximately 10 minutes until cookies are lightly browned.  Cool on rack and store in an air-tight container.

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