Taylor Swift’s Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies

Bake like Taylor, by following this recipe for her gently spiced sugar cookies
Chai Cookie

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Taylor Swift customizes her sugar cookies with warming chai tea and a sweet eggnog icing.

This recipe is courtesy of Taylor Swift.

12
Servings
326
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the cookies

  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 chai tea packet
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt

For the icing

  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 Tablespoon eggnog

Directions

For the cookies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a stand mixer, beat the butter for 1 minute. Add the vegetable oil, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, egg, and vanilla, and beat on medium speed until everything is completely incorporated.

Cut the chai tea packet open and empty the crushed tea leaves into the batter, and beat to combine.

With the mixer on slow, add in the flour, baking soda, and salt, until well combined.

Refrigerate the dough for 1 hour.

Put tablespoon size scoops of cookie dough on to the baking tray, leaving 2 inches between each cookie. Press the dough evenly with your fingers until they are ¼-inch thick.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, until just golden. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet.

For the icing

Whisk together the powdered sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and eggnog, until smooth.

Spoon the icing over the cooled cookies. Sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
55g
42%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
91mg
9%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
82µg
21%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
57mg
8%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
134mg
9%
Water
7g
0%

Eggnog Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Eggnog Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.