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Chai-Vanilla Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cyndi Fauver (Grandaughter)
Added: Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
2/3 cups shortening
1 tbsp. water
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. vanilla-flavored instant chai tea mix*
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 package (12 ounces) white chocolate chips
1/2 c. slivered almonds (optional)

* The overall flavor of the cookies depends highly on the quality of chai mix you purchase

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Beat brown sugar, shortening and water with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, chai mix, salt and baking soda in a small bowl. Add to shortening mixture all at once, beating until stiff dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool cookies on pans for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely. Store in airtight containers.

 

 

 

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