Lavender-Earl Grey Tea Cookies

A perfect treat to enjoy with your afternoon tea.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
18 cookies


  • 1 Earl Grey tea bag

  • cup hot milk

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup softened butter

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons dried lavender


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Steep Earl Grey tea bag in hot milk in a bowl.

  3. Mix sugar and butter together in a large bowl. Mix in egg. Remove tea bag from hot milk; add milky tea mixture to batter. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and lavender; mix dough until well combined.

  4. Drop dough by rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are light brown and set, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes.

  6. While cookies are cooking, stir lemon juice and water together in a small bowl. Add sugar, lavender, and lemon zest and stir until combined. Brush or spoon glaze onto cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
6g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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