Recipes and Cooking Masala Chai Cookies Warm tea flavors infuse these buttery shortbread cookies. By Lauren McAnelly Lauren McAnelly Website Lauren McAnelly is a food stylist and culinary expert with over 15 years of experience in cooking and baking. Her roles have included working in restaurants, bakeries, culinary schools, test kitchens, and photo studios, producing new and creative content for a multitude of platforms including print, video, and digital media. Lauren obtained her B.S. in communicative arts from Wisconsin Lutheran College. This degree blended science, marketing, communication, and arts classes. She then completed her Culinary Arts Degree in Savory, Pastry and Wine Education from Cook Street School of Culinary Arts. This program included intensive, hands-on instruction of traditional French and Italian cooking and baking. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on April 19, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 40 Yield: 40 to 2 " cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup sugar 5 teaspoon loose-leaf masala chai* ¾ cup cold butter, cut up ⅓ cup white chocolate chips 2 tablespoon heavy cream Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. In a food processor combine flour, sugar, and loose-leaf chai; add butter. Pulse until dough begins to clump together. Transfer mixture onto a piece of parchment paper. Gather dough, pressing into a disk. Top with an additional piece of parchment; roll dough to 1/8 inch thick. Using a 2-inch cutter, cut out dough. Place cutouts 1 inch apart on ungreased cookies sheets. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool cookies on a wire rack. For ganache: Place white chocolate chips in a small bowl. In a separate bowl microwave cream 15 seconds. Pour over chocolate chips; let stand 1 minute. Stir until smooth. (If white chocolate chips don't melt completely, microwave mixture 5 seconds; stir until smooth.) Let cool 10 minutes. Spread a thin layer of ganache on cookies. Let stand until white chocolate ganache is set. Makes 40. Tips If you can't find loose-leaf masala chai, in a small bowl stir together 1 Tbsp. black tea leaves, 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom, 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg, and a pinch of black pepper. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 68 Calories 4g Fat 7g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 40 Calories 68 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 29mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 7g 3% Total Sugars 3g Protein 1g Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 11mg 0% Folate, total 8.8mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.