HOW TO MAKE SUGAR COOKIES WITH TEA

If you’re in need of an easy Valentine’s Day baking recipe, here’s a fun one to try! It’s a classic sugar cookie recipe with a twist. The butter is infused with tea, you can find out how to infuse butter here, creating a unique cookie to replace your boring old sugar cookies.

The sugar cookie recipe is a slight modification of Jenny Cookies’ – Best Sugar Cookies Ever – recipe, because they actually are the best cookies ever and they’re my go-to.

You can make the cookies any size you’d like, they’re totally customizable so get creative!

This recipe makes about 12 cookies. 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (plus a little extra for rolling)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted tea infused butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 large egg (room temperature)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. Using the paddle attachment on a standing mixer, beat tea infused butter and sugar until smooth, about a minute and a half. Add the egg and vanilla extract until combined.
  5. On low speed, slowly add the flour, baking soda and salt until incorporated. The dough should form into a soft ball, but not sticky.
  6. Wrap the dough in a piece of plastic and press down to make a 1-inch disc. Refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
  7. After the dough has rested, roll out the dough into a ¼’’ thick disc on a lightly floured surface.
  8. Cut out cookies with cookie cutters and place onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  9. Place the cookie sheet in the middle of the oven and bake until puffy, about 7 minutes. 
  10. Remove from oven and let the cookies settle for about 2 minutes.
  11. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

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