I love chai. I love it's soothing spicy sweetness, especially on a cold day. We have had a cold spell recently, including snow in all of it's fluffy beauty. Chai tea seemed the drink for the moment. But the concentrates
OPB's Kate Clause offers this reprieve from the classic pumpkin pie — a pumpkin bread with a heavy dose of concentrated, freshly brewed chai tea topped with a crunchy, sweet streusel including Oregon hazelnuts and walnuts.
A combination of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and black pepper gives these chai cookies a taste reminiscent of Indian spiced tea. The fine texture of powdered sugar helps them retain the characteristic shortbread crunch.