Earl Grey Cookies – Tasty with Tea (and a recipe roundup)

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I am drinking my way through my tea drawer. See this post to see the why.

I am also trying some recipes that would go with tea and completing tea-related crafts. My friend Marsha has made Earl Grey cookies twice to take to our annual Women’s Tea. Several weeks ago she and I made some. Here is my solo attempt.

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Which do you prefer, orange frosted or unfrosted. If frosted, with or without a sprinkle of Earl Grey Tea.

This recipe for 2 dozen Earl Grey cookies is the one I used this time. There are at least a dozen recipes on the Internet. Most of them are the same, a main difference being whether or not orange extract or rind was added.

These taste best (imho) when they are thinly sliced. (Be sure to adjust the cooking time.) You get more of the Earl Grey flavour which is quite enjoyable in a cookie.

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My favourite way to have Earl Grey Tea is in a cookie.

This cookie (in general) and this recipe (in specific) is a WINNER.

Other Recipes to Try

Your Turn . . . Have you ever baked with tea as an ingredient? If yes, tell us about it. . . . Frosted or unfrosted cookies?

Crafts and Food Made for the 21 Days of Tea Series . . . 

21 Days of Tea is after the jump.  

  1. Peppermint
  2. Sweet & Spicy (cinnamon dominant herbal blend)
  3. Zen (lemon grass, spearmint, green tea)
  4. Rainforest Red (red rooibos, hibiscus, chicory root, blackberry leaves, orange peel, ginger root, acai)
  5. English Breakfast
  6. Earl Grey (blend of black teas, oil of bergamot)
  7. Tulsi Sweet Rose (blend of tulsi and sweet rose)
  8. Pomegranate Raspberry Green Tea (green tea, chamomile, hibiscus flowers, orange peel, citric acid, pomegranate flavor, raspberry flavor, Japanese matcha)
  9. Green Moroccan Mint (green tea, spearmint, peppermint, lemongrass) – all organic and fair trade certified
  10. Orange Spice Black Tea (blended black tea, orange peel, cinnamon, orange oil, clove flavour)
  11. Russian Morning #24 – loose leaf (Russian blend of black China, Ceylon, and India Teas)
  12. Green Tea with Blueberries (Green Tea with Nature Identical Blueberry Flavour )
  13. Constant Comment (black tea with orange rind, sweet spices)
  14. Japanese White Tea Powder
  15. Winter Solstice (blend of black teas, spices, vanilla, citrus)
  16. Wild Raspberry Hibiscus Herbal Tea  (hibiscus, orange peel, lemongrass, rose hips, raspberry flavour, licorice powder, citric acid)
  17. Tangerine Orange Zinger Sweet Iced Tea (hibiscus, rosehips, orange peel, hawthorn, tangerine, rebiana, blackberry leaves)
  18. Coconut Chai (Ceylon & Assum Tea, cinnamon, ginger, Island coconut)
  19. Honey Vanilla Chai (white tea, black tea, roasted chicory, cinnamon,  ginger, cloves, cardamom, black pepper, nutmeg, honey)
  20. Compare 3 Earl Grey Teas. See Day 6 for ingredients.
  21.  Sleepytime Extra (chamomile, tilia estrella flowers, valerian, spearmint, West Indian lemongrass, hawthorn, orange blossoms)

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