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Maple Chai Sugar Cookies

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Do you enjoy cookies? You can enjoy cookies at any time and share them with friends and family. I have a new favorite of mine that I would like to share with you. This Maple Chai Sugar Cookies recipe is a good one and you and your loved ones may just fall in love.

Maple Chai Sugar Cookies on a white serving platter.

Maple Chai Sugar Cookies

These Maple Chai Cookies are so delicious! This recipe is very simple and easy to follow along. This recipe has a large blend of spices used. These include cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice, and nutmeg. Spices that give amazing flavor and add such a sweet scent to the recipe.

I think one of my favorite things about cookies are they are perfect anytime of the year! No matter what type you are craving, there is always a cookie out there for you! Are you looking for some new favorite cookie recipes? I have a few that you might enjoy! If you are a fan of lemon, then these Zesty Cookies a must! If Cinnamon Rolls are your jam, then you must try these Frosted Cookies.  And if you are a chocolate connoisseur, then these Triple Chocolate Cookies are perfect for you!

Ingredients

  • Butter- Use unsalted butter to control the amount of salt in the recipe.
  • Light brown sugar- This will add flavor and keep your cookies moist.
  • Vanilla extract- Use pure vanilla for the best flavoring.
  • Eggs- Use eggs at room temperature.
  • Flour- Use all-purpose for the best result.
  • Baking soda- This will allow your recipe to rise in the oven.
  • Ground cinnamon– You can ground your own ingredients for the best flavoring.
  • Ground ginger– A wonderful additional spice for flavoring.
  • Cardamom- This will add a stronger fragrance to the cookies.
  • Allspice– Allspice adds more flavor to the cookies.
  • Ground nutmeg– This will add a wonderful aroma to the cookies.
  • Salt- Salt will bring out the flavors in the recipe.
  • Ground black pepper- This will be for taste.
  • Sugar- Every great dessert uses sugar in the recipe.
  • Powdered sugar- This sugar is perfect for homemade frosting or icing.
  • Maple extract- Use pure extract for the best flavoring.
  • Milk- You can use 2% or whole milk for this recipe.

How to Make Maple Chai Sugar Cookies

Set the oven to 350 degrees and use parchment paper or a silicone mat to line 2 cookie sheets.

Add the flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice, nutmeg, salt, and black pepper into a large bowl and whisk to combine.

Add the butter and brown sugar into a separate large bowl and use a hand mixer to beat to combine.

One at a time, add in the eggs and vanilla and beat to combine.

Slowly combine the mixtures until a dough has formed.

Add some flour onto a cutting board and place the dough on top and roll it out until it is about 1/4 inch thick.

Cut circles out using a cookie cutter.

Arrange 12-14 circles onto the prepared sheets and place in the preheated oven for about 8-10 minutes or until they become light brown.

Take out and let rest for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack.

Topping

Add all the chai sugar ingredients into a small bowl and whisk to combine.

Put melted butter into a small bowl.

Brush the cookies with butter using a bbq brush.

Add the chai spiced sugar on top.

Icing

Add the maple icing ingredients into a small bowl and whisk to combine. If the consistency is too lumpy, add 1-2 tbsp of milk.

Pour the icing into a bag and cut the tip-off and add on top of the cookies.

Let the icing cool and set before enjoying.

Two Maple Chai Sugar Cookies on a serving plate.

What Does Chai Taste Like?

Chai for this Maple Sugar cookie is absolutely delicious! Chai is a simple blend of spices that go great together. This chai is a sweet and spicy concoction with ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, and black pepper.

Can I Freeze This Cookie Dough?

Yes, you can freeze the cookie dough for these Maple sugar cookies. You need to seal correctly in an airtight container. Freezing will help you keep a good shape for your cookies.

Maple Chai Sugar Cookies with pine cones behind it.

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Maple Chai Sugar Cookies

Maple Chai Sugar Cookies

Published By Jill
Do you enjoy cookies? You can enjoy cookies at any time and share them with friends and family. I have a new favorite of mine that I would like to share with you. This Maple Chai Sugar Cookies recipe is a good one and you and your loved ones may just fall in love.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Equipment

  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 3in round cookie cutter
  • 1 bbq brush

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ¼ C light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 ¼ C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Chai Sugar topping

  • ¼ C melted butter
  • ½ C sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Maple Icing

  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp pure maple extract
  • 2-5 tbsp milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice, nutmeg, salt, and black pepper
  • Using another large bowl and hand mixer, beat together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined
  • Beat in the vanilla until combined
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined and a dough has formed
  • Sprinkle some flour onto a cutting board and roll the dough out into ¼ in thick
  • Use the cookie cutter and cut out circles
  • Place 12-14 circles onto a cookie tray and bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly brown
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing and placing onto a wire rack
  • Once all cookies have baked, allow cooling completely on the wire rack
  • Using a small bowl, whisk together the chai sugar topping ingredients until combined
  • Melt the butter in a small bowl
  • Using the bbq brush, dip it into the melted butter and lightly brush the butter onto the cookies
  • Sprinkle the chai spiced sugar onto the cookies
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the maple icing ingredients
  • If the icing is lumpy whisk in 1-2 more tsp of milk
  • Scoop the icing into the piping bag
  • Cut the tip off the piping bag and drizzle lines over the cookies
  • Allow the icing to set before enjoying
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I am a mom of 3 awesome boys that love to get crafty with me in the kitchen. Our blog is full of all sorts creative food ideas for the Holidays, Party Ideas, Free Printables, Featured DIY Ideas, Recipes, & Kids Craft Ideas! Read more...

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