Chai Oatmeal Cookies

Scented with a quintet of spices, these cookies are best served with an ice cold glass of milk or nondairy milk. Add chocolate chips, dried fruit, or chopped nuts if desired.

Makes: 24Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 24


  • 1 1⁄2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1⁄2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1⁄3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. sodium-free baking powder
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3⁄4 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground cloves


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  • Measure oats, flour, sugars, and butter into a mixing bowl and beat well. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto the lined baking sheet. Place sheet on middle rack in oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and transfer to wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.