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Chai Spiced Blondies

Chai spiced blondie

Ingredients:

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

 Directions:

  1. Butter an 8×8 pan
  2. Mix melted butter with brown sugar – beat until smooth. Beat in egg and then vanilla.
  3. Add salt, pepper and spices, stir in flour.
  4. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350°F 20-25 minutes, or until set in the middle.
  5. Cool on rack before cutting.

Yield: 16 pieces

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Chai Spiced Sugar Cookies

Chai spiced sugar cookiesIngredients:

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a small bowl stir together flour baking soda, baking powder, salt, flaxseed, pepper and spices. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually blend dry ingredients.
  3. Roll rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes. Let stand on cookie sheet for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Yield 16-18 

 

 

 

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