By Libbie Summers
Assisted by David Dempsey
Photography by Chia Chong
With Candace Brower
Take a snickerdoodle cookie and roll it in a mixture of Chinese 5 spice and sugar! The perfect treat for a Chinese New Year party or any party or just for breakfast.
Chinese Five Spicerdoodles
makes 40ish cookies
- What you need:
2 3/4 cups all-purpose
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla paste (can substitute vanilla extract)
3 teaspoons ground Chinese five spiceWhat to do:
Preheat oven to 400º F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with a paddle attachment add the butter, shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Cream together. Add the eggs one at a time and mix until combined. Add the vanilla paste and mix until combined.
- Add dry ingredients to the mixer and mix until just combined.
- In a small bowl, stir together the remaining sugar and Chinese five spice. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls and roll in the sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet and bake until just set (about 8-10 minutes).