Earl Grey Tea Cookies

Photo by Sang An
Read Reviews
  • Makes 6 dozen cookies
  • Hands-On Time
  • Total Time
  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 44 calories
    • Calories 51 calories from fat
    • Fat 3 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 7 mg
    • Sodium 17 mg
    • Protein 0 mg
    • Carbohydrate 5 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 4 mg


  1. Check 2cups all-purpose flour
  2. Check 1/2cup granulated sugar
  3. Check 1/2cup confectioners' sugar
  4. Check 2tablespoons Earl Grey tea leaves, from approximately 6 tea bags
  5. Check 1/2teaspoon salt
  6. Check 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  7. Check 1cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Pulse together all the dry ingredients in a food processor until the tea leaves are pulverized. Add the vanilla, 1 teaspoon water, and the butter. Pulse together until a dough is formed.
  2. Divide the dough in half. Place each half on a sheet of plastic wrap and roll into a 12-inch log, about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Slice each log into disks, 1/3 inch thick. Place on parchment- or foil-lined baking sheets, 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake until the edges are just brown, about 12 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks.