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Chocolate Chai Snickerdoodles

 Chocolate Chai Snickerdoodles
I used to think snickerdoodles could never be improved -- that is until I added some chocolate. While they're baking, the aromas of chocolate mixed with warming spices reminds me of a cup of hot chai tea. —Katie Wollgast, Florissant, Missouri
36 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first six
  • ingredients. Remove 1/2 cup sugar mixture to a shallow dish.
  • Add butter to remaining sugar mixture; beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking
  • cocoa, cream of tartar, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into
  • creamed mixture.
  • Shape dough into 1-1/2-in. balls. Roll in reserved sugar mixture;

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Chocolate Chai Snickerdoodles (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with
  • bottom of a glass. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 124 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.