Chai-Spiced Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Chai-Spiced Shortbread Cookies
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake until cookies are light golden on undersides, 15 to 18 minutes, switching pan positions halfway through baking. Transfer to racks to cool.
  4. *Grind in a clean coffee grinder or in a mortar.
  5. Make ahead: Up to 3 days, stored airtight.
  6. Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 4973.06 Kcal (20821 kJ)
Calories from fat 2745.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 305.01g 469%
Cholesterol 488.05mg 163%
Sodium 8550.59mg 356%
Potassium 1230.1mg 26%
Total Carbs 523.31g 174%
Sugars 59.55g 238%
Dietary Fiber 38.39g 154%
Protein 52.75g 105%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 24.8mg 138%
Calcium 1149.2mg 115%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 488.85 Kcal (2047 kJ)
Calories from fat 269.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.98g 469%
Cholesterol 47.98mg 163%
Sodium 840.52mg 356%
Potassium 120.92mg 26%
Total Carbs 51.44g 174%
Sugars 5.85g 238%
Dietary Fiber 3.77g 154%
Protein 5.19g 105%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 76%
Iron 2.4mg 138%
Calcium 113mg 115%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 124.1
  • 137

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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