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Although the flavors here are rich and complex, the recipe is very easy to make.

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Credit: Alex Farnum; Styling: Robyn Valarik

Recipe Summary

40 mins
Makes 45


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla in a large bowl with a mixer until smooth. In another bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, ginger, fennel, cardamom, and tea. Add to butter mixture and beat on low speed until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.

  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set 1-tbsp. balls of dough 1 in. apart on sheets and flatten slightly with a floured glass.

  • Bake until cookies are light golden on undersides, 15 to 18 minutes, switching pan positions halfway through baking. Transfer to racks to cool.

  • *Grind in a clean coffee grinder or in a mortar.

  • Make ahead: Up to 3 days, stored airtight.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; calories from fat 55%; protein 0.9g; fat 5.4g; saturated fat 3.3g; carbohydrates 8.9g; fiber 0.3g; sodium 59mg; cholesterol 12mg.