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Twinings Lady Grey Cookies

Twinings Tea: Lady Grey

Makes approximately 16 cookies.

  • 1/4 Lb (4oz stick) Butter
  • 1/2 cup (4oz) Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp (1/4 cup) water
  • 4 Lady Grey teabags
  • One Large Egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon zest (grated lemon peel)
  • Mix (by creaming) Butter and Sugar until light in color
  • Blend in egg and zest until completely incorporated.
  • Add Lady Grey concentrate: Place the Lady Grey teabags in a teacup and cover with a 1/4 cup of water, freshly heated to the boil. Brew for 3 minutes, remove teabags remaining tea concentrate should equal about1 Tablespoon. If not squeeze a little more out of teabags.
  • Add flour gradually until dough is formed.
  • Cover and refrigerate 6 to 12 hours.
  • Work cold dough (on a floured board or pastry cloth) shaping into a long 1 1/2 inch diameter stick of dough. Slice into 1/2 inch thick pieces.
  • Place pieces on a clean cookie sheet pan
  • Bake at 350° F for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven, and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar