Earl Grey Tea Cookies


Earl Grey tea is one of the best teas to use in this recipe, but you can use any tea you prefer. Enjoy these cookies with any type of tea or milk.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 dozen cookies


  • cooking spray

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 6 Earl Grey tea bags

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted halfway

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. Combine flour, white sugar, confectioners' sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Cut open tea bags and mix tea leaves evenly into the flour mixture.

  3. Add butter, eggs, water, and vanilla extract to the flour mixture. Mix with an electric mixer or rubber spatula until dough comes together.

  4. Roll dough into balls and shape into 2-inch cookies on the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are light brown, about 12 minutes. Cool cookies for 5 minutes before serving.

Cook's Notes:

If using loose-leaf tea, you'll need 2 tablespoons.

For healthier cookies, use reduced-fat unsalted butter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
4g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 43mg 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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