Skinny Chai Cookies

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Your favorite chai tea flavors packed into a tasty cookie

We can’t think of anything more comforting on a chilly autumn morning than a cup of steamy chai tea.  The rich aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom just have a way of warming your soul! We’ve found a way to capture that experience in a soft and delicious cookie. This skinny cookie recipe is full of sweetness and spice, and it pairs perfectly with your morning cup of coffee or tea. It can also become a healthy snack when you’re craving something with just a touch of sweetness!

Chai cookies are sure to become a fall favorite for years to come!

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Skinny Chai Cookies

With a touch of sweetness and spice, these soft and delicious cookies are just the thing for an afternoon snack.
Yield 12 people
Serving Size 2 cookies
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil solid state
  • 1 cup sucanat
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, coconut oil, and sucanat. Cream the ingredients together with a fork or hand mixer until smooth.
  • Add the egg and vanilla and mix well.
  • Next, add the cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, allspice, black pepper, and baking powder. Mix until well combined. Finally, add the flour 1/2 cup at a time and mix until completely incorporated.
  • Cover mixture with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Remove chilled dough from the refrigerator and begin to roll dough into balls. (Each ball of dough will be approximately 2 teaspoons).
  • Place balls of dough on the baking sheet and gently flatten with a fork. Sprinkle with additional sucanat if desired.
  • Bake cookies for 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.1g | Protein: 2.4g | Fat: 8.9g | Saturated Fat: 6.5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 494mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 9.1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Holiday, Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian

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    1. Lynda, Honey would have a different effect because it's a liquid. I'm not sure honey would work in this recipe. Keep us posted if you try it. 🙂

  1. I love your recipes, but I can;t understand why you use coconut oil, with all of its saturated fat. Can you help me understand this?

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