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Chai Balls

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"My grandmother gave me this recipe after she made these one year, and after I made them they became the most requested cookie in my repertoire. Like Russian tea cakes, with chai flair."
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45 m servings 143
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat butter and powdered sugar together until well blended. Add flour, egg yolks, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cardamom, ginger, cloves, and salt. Mix until smooth. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix powdered sugar, cinnamon, and cardamom together in a shallow bowl. Roll cookies in the coating mixture while still warm. Allow to cool for 5 more minutes; roll again.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 143 calories; 8.2 16.3 1.4 37 104 Full nutrition

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