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tea cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Debi Newton
College Station, TX

A hard to put down cookie and with Tea we think they are fabulous.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For tea cookies

  • 2 oz pkg
    silvered almonds
  • 2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 lg
  • 16 0z pkg
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 60
    cloves (optional)

How To Make tea cookies

  • 1
    Pulse Almonds in a food processor until finely chopped
  • 2
    Beat Butter at medium speed with heavy duty electric mixer until creamy Add egg beating just until yellow disappears. Gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended, beat 1 minute Add vanilla and almonds, and beat until blended.
  • 3
    Combine Flour and baking powder, gradually add to butter mixture, beating just until blended after each addition.
  • 4
    Pinch Off 1-inch pieces of dough shape into crescents Insert a clove into each cookie, if desired, place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 5
    Bake At 350 for 25 minutes, remove to wire racks to cool 30 minutes roll in remaining powdered sugar
  • 6
    If not using a heavy duty mixer, add 3 cups flour mixture to butter mixture, beating until smooth Knrad n remaining flour until dough is smooth and holds together.