Double Dipped Chocolate Tea Cookies

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Introduction: Double Dipped Chocolate Tea Cookies

About: Hi! I'm a twenty-something journalism student from the Netherlands. This is how I roll. I love cooking, technology, beauty, fashion and I have a healthy obsession with shiny and cute things.

I love cookies. I love tea. I love chocolate. So I thought; why not combine those three ingrediënts? I have never seen someone put real tea in cookies, so this was an expiriment. A living on the edge kind of thing, but it worked! These cookies taste fantastic and you can customize the flavor by picking a different kind of tea. How awesome is that?

Step 1: Ingrediënts

You'll need the following for about 40 cookies

250 gr/ 9 oz Full-cream Butter unsalted
150 gr/ 5 oz Sugar
300 gr/ 11 oz Wheat flour
1 teasp Vanilla Extract
2 Tea Bags (I used French Rose and Vanilla by Dilmah, but feel free to use any flavor you like)
1 teasp Salt
1 Egg
1 bar of Dark Chocolate

Step 2: Let's Bake Some Cookies!

Put the butter, sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl. Knead it with your hands. Cut the tea bags open and put the flour, salt and tea in the bowl. Continue kneading until you have a firm cookie dough. Divide the dough in two parts and make long rolls of the parts. One long roll is fine as well, but I find two parts easier to work with. Put the rolls in some cling film and put them in the fridge for about an hour.

Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celcius (350F). Put a sheet of baking paper on a baking plate and get the rolls out of the oven. Crack an egg and whisk if for a minute. Now remove the plastic from the dough. Slice the rolls into pieces of about half a centimeter (0,2 inch). See what I did there? No need to roll out the dough. We just want oval shaped cookies, so no playing around with cookie cutters. All it takes is a roll of dough and some slicing! Put the slices on the baking sheet and spread a little bit of egg on each cookie. Put it all in the oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes. Let them cool. Now melt the chocolate and dip the cookies in there with both sides. Let them dry on a baking sheet.

Done! Mine tasted fantasically rosy. It was awesome! I'm going to make these with lemon tea soon. Yum!

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    4 Discussions

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    jmdushi
    jmdushi

    5 years ago

    They are looking very tasty. Only 1/2 cm isn't 1/2 an inch but about 3/16 inch. I like the idea of using tea!

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    anoukkantelberg
    anoukkantelberg

    Reply 5 years ago

    Oops! Thanks for pointing that out

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    Mielameri
    Mielameri

    5 years ago

    Mmmmm these sound delicious