Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies

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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Caroline Murphey
Recipe from Southern Living

The chai gives this cookie a kick while the eggnog topping shows a sweet side.

Ingredients

  • 1 chai tea bag
  • 1 (17.5-oz.) package sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 tablespoons eggnog, divided
  • Parchment paper
  • Cinnamon sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

Preparation

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 46 Minutes

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Remove tea leaves from tea bag; discard bag.
  2. 2. Stir together tea leaves, cookie mix, butter, egg, and 2 Tbsp. eggnog until well blended.
  3. 3. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Flatten dough slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in cinnamon sugar.
  4. 4. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheet to a wire rack, and cool completely (about 10 minutes).
  5. 5. Whisk together powdered sugar, nutmeg, and remaining 2 Tbsp. eggnog until smooth. Spoon over cooled cookies.
  6. Note: We tested with Tazo Chai Organic Black Tea.

December 2009