Holiday Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chai Latte Cookies

1 (18.25 oz) package butter recipe chocolate cake mix
3 tablespoons instant chai tea latte mix*
1/ cup butter, softened
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
1 cup milk chocolate chips

1 ½ cups powered sugar
1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 to 5 teaspoons water

Heat over to 350 degrees Combine all cookie ingredients except chocolate chips in a large bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed and smooth. Stir in chocolate chips by hand.

Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until tops are set and cracked. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.

Combine all drizzle ingredients except water in a small bowl. Add enough water for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Store between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid.

*Substitute 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ground ginger and 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves.

Joy and Jim Fischer, Innkeeper / Owners