Classic chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and ginger add layers of flavor to this simple recipe for oatmeal cookies.

Chai-Spiced Oatmeal Cookies

This simple oatmeal cookie recipe gets a flavor makeover for the holidays by adding a warming blend of chai spices that includes cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, and white pepper.

They're delicious any time of year, but they make an especially terrific addition to a holiday cookie platter.

Chai-Spiced Oatmeal Cookies

Chai-Spiced Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Classic chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and ginger add layers of flavor to this simple recipe for oatmeal cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups rolled oats, quick-cooking or old-fashioned

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
  2. Combine the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla, salt, and vinegar in a large bowl and beat until smooth. Add the egg, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger and white pepper and beat until well combined.
  3. Add the baking soda and flour, beat until thoroughly mixed, then stir in oats.
  4. Drop the dough in 1-inch balls onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving about 2 inches between them.
  5. Bake the cookies for 12 minutes, turning the sheets and swapping racks (top to bottom) after 6 minutes. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool on the sheets.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 70 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 8mg Sodium: 77mg Carbohydrates: 13g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 6g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
Note: Nutrition information is estimated and may vary from your actual results.