Tea Recipes

Matcha Sugar Cookies

What’s Christmas without sugar cookies?! If you’re looking for a new recipe, then look no further & try…MATCHA SUGAR COOKIES. Festive, fun, easy & delicious!

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photo credit: Salu Salo Recipes

MATCHA GREEN TEA SUGAR COOKIES:

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 TBS Organic Grade A Matcha 
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 1/2 TSP salt

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter & sugar together until light and fluffy; then beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. Whisk together flour, matcha green tea powder, baking powder and salt in small bowl; gradually stir into butter mixture until dough forms together.
  3. Divide dough in half and wrap each ball in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Let stand at room temperature until soft enough to roll out, about 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper & set aside.
  5. Place dough on lightly floured surface & roll into 1/4 inch thickness. Use cookie cutters to form into cookie. Place on cookie sheets about 1 inch apart.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. After cookies are done, transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  7. Enjoy!

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Tea Recipes

Chai Snickerdoodles

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photo credit: Smitten Kitchen

Spice up a classic cookie recipe with CHAI TEA. The subtle flavor of the ginger, clove, cardamom & black pepper perfectly compliments the cinnamon-sugar & buttery flavors of SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES.

For this recipe we recommend using your choice of a Green Teahouse chai like, Caramel Cider Chai, Masala Chai, or Vanilla Cream Chai. We hope you enjoy the recipe! Spread the love of tea this season, Happy Holidays!

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CHAI SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 2 TBS. Caramel Cider Chai
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TBS. cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in either double boiler or microwave. Steep Caramel Cider Chai in melted butter for 5 minutes (we recommend steeping for longer for a stronger taste).
  2. After steeping, strain tea from butter. Allow butter to come to room temperature.
  3. In a large bowl sift flour, cream of tartar, baking soda & salt together and set aside.
  4. Beat together butter & sugar in an electric mixer at medium speed for about 2 minutes (or until fluffy).
  5. Add eggs & beat until fully mixed.
  6. Add flour mixture in 1/2 increments, beating until combined. Chill dough for an hour or overnight until it’s firm & cold.
  7. After dough has chilled, preheat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  8. In a small bowl combine cinnamon & sugar. Form dough into 1-inch balls & roll them in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  9. Space cookies 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  10. Let cookies cool for about 5 minutes on wire cooling rack.
  11. Enjoy!

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