Turmeric Garam Masala Cookies

Updated: Feb 18, 2019

Don't be too boring, do something complex and exciting.

Home made Turmeric Garam Masala Cookie. Picture by @sonnysideup


They sound strange but worth a try. These garam masala cookies are definitely in line with my dessert philosophy. Yes, they’re sweet, as cookies are meant to be, but they’re also nutty from brown butter and spicy from garam masala. At first, these fragrant cookies are reminiscent of spice cookies, with the familiar flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. But then there are those less familiar notes from the other components of the garam masala. While unusual, these cookies are still thoroughly enjoyable even for less adventurous eater.


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 Tbsp SAMMIE'S turmeric mix

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, browned and at room temperature*

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

*To brown butter, melt over medium heat, then let bubble, stirring occasionally

Add all ingredients together and fold in the mixture by hand until well combined.

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Let cool on sheet for 10 minutes before carefully removing to cooling racks.

(Nutrition Facts as per 1 cookie: 161 calories, 9g fat, 8g sugar, 1g protein, 1g fiber, 16g carbs.

Yields 36 cookies.)

Photo Credit: @sonnysideup

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