Gluten-Free Chai Spiced Thumbprint Cookies
Gluten-Free Chai Spiced Thumbprint Cookies…Perfectly spiced with chai spices, coated with spiced sugar mix and finished with ginger marmalade.
This gluten-free chai-spiced thumbprint cookie is a one-bowl recipe and so much fun to make. It is deliciously flavoured with chai spices, such as cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and a pinch of black pepper. The chai flavour is not overpowering, but it does make this gluten-free cookie extra special.
The cookies are extra buttery with a dollop of ginger marmalade in every cookie. I used ginger marmalade, but feel free to use any jam or marmalade that you love. The reason I used ginger flavour is that it ties in beautifully with the chai spices. There is so much flavour going on in these incredibly delicious chai spiced thumbprint cookies.
♥ Gluten-Free Chai Spiced Thumbprint Cookies – The details!
For the recipe, it is straight forward. All you need is one bowl, making it an easy cleanup. First, you combine the butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and spices. Then you mix in the flour and create small cookie balls. What I love about this cookie dough it does not stick to your hands when you are making the balls. Isn’t that great! Then roll the balls in spiced sugar, using your finger create a small hole about halfway in the middle of each cookie and fill with marmalade. That is it, nothing to it.
When it comes to holiday baking, I sometimes use refined sugar….sorry, but once in a while, we can all indulge — the good thing about this recipe, I used less than half the sugar you would use in a typical sugar cookie recipe. I am super excited about this gluten-free chai spiced thumbprint cookie because it is festive and delicious to every last bite. I feel it is never too early to start collecting cookie recipes for the holiday season or any season don’t you agree? Enjoy!
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