Steep tea leaves in butter to make these delicious meltaway cookies. Vanilla rooibos tea can be found at specialty tea stores.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan cook and stir 1/4 cup of the butter over medium heat until butter is melted and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in tea leaves. Allow tea to steep in butter for 4 minutes. Strain butter through a fine-mesh sieve; discard tea leaves.

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat strained butter, the remaining 1/2 cup butter, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Beat in flour and cornstarch until combined.

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  • Shape dough into a 10-inch roll. Wrap roll in plastic wrap or waxed paper. Chill about 2 hours or until dough is firm enough to slice.

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Using a serrated knife, cut roll into 1/4-inch slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool for 10 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, for glaze, in a small bowl combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and brewed tea. Using a pastry brush, lightly coat cookies with glaze. Let stand on wire rack until glaze is set.

Tips

Look for vanilla rooibos tea at a shop that carries specialty teas.

To Store:

Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

67 calories; 4 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 34 mg sodium. 5 mg potassium; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 118 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 7 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 2 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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