The Ultimate Chai-fecta: Chai Cookies, Chai Truffles, and Chai Rice Pudding
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The Ultimate Chai-fecta: Chai Cookies, Chai Truffles, and Chai Rice Pudding

Oh chai, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways! Nothing says Christmas like a spicy cup of chai tea. If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy this festive flavor, we’ve got three recipes you’re going to love. Introducing The Ultimate Chai-fecta! See what we did there? ;) Put our Chai Cookies, Chai Truffles, and Chai Rice Pudding on your to-make list STAT. You won’t regret it.

These slice-and-bake cookies are guaranteed to become your new favorite holiday treat. PS – they taste like Christmas.

Ingredients:

– 1 cup butter, softened

– 1 cup sugar

– 2 eggs

– 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

– 3 cups all-purpose flour

– 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

– 1 teaspoon cinnamon

– 3/4 teaspoon cardamom

– 3/4 teaspoon allspice

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream the butter and sugar, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix to combine.

2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice. Put mixer on low speed, gradually add flour, and beat until mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl.

3. Form the dough into a log and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 30-45 minutes.

4. Slice the log into 1/4-inch thick cookie slices. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown. Enjoy!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream the butter and sugar, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix to combine.

Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice. Put mixer on low speed, gradually add flour, and beat until mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl.

Form the dough into a log and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 30-45 minutes.

Slice the log into 1/4-inch thick cookie slices. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Ta-da! These would go perfectly with a cup of tea or hot cocoa.

What! Chai Truffles? You won’t believe how good these spicy chocolates taste.

Ingredients:

– 6 ounces dark chocolate

– 2 tablespoons butter

– 6 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

– 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

– 1/2  teaspoon cardamom

– 1/2 teaspoon allspice

– powdered sugar (optional)

Instructions:

1. Finely chop the chocolate and place in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, combine the butter, heavy whipping cream, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice. Heat.

2. Pour the cream mixture over the chopped chocolate. Let sit for 60 seconds.

3. Stir to combine. Chill for 30-60 minutes. Scoop the chocolate into balls, roll in your hands, and toss in powdered sugar. Enjoy!

Finely chop the chocolate and place in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, combine the butter, heavy whipping cream, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice. Heat. Pour the cream mixture over the chopped chocolate. Let sit for 60 seconds.

Stir to combine. Chill for 30-60 minutes.

Scoop the chocolate into balls, roll in your hands, and toss in powdered sugar.

Don’t these look like little snowballs? So festive!

This is the easiest rice pudding you will ever make. Seriously.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups cooked Arborio rice

– 2 1/2 cups whole milk

– 1/2 cup sugar

– 1 teaspoon vanilla

– 1 teaspoon cinnamon

– 1 teaspoon cardamom

– 1 teaspoon allspice

Instructions:

1. In a large saucepan, combine the cooked rice, milk, and sugar. Simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice has absorbed most of the milk.

2. Add vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice to the rice. Stir to combine. Enjoy!

In a large saucepan, combine the cooked rice, milk, and sugar. Simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice has absorbed most of the milk. Add vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, and allspice to the rice.

Stir to combine.

What did we tell you? So simple!

Time for a group shot! Our chai-fecta is looking pretty good, don’t you think? Which recipe will you make first?

What are your favorite holiday recipes? Drop us a line in the comments below!