Tuesday, December 17, 2013

cookie calendar - day 17: oolong tea cookies

day 1: double chocolate cookies day 2: chewy chocolate chip cookies day 3: banana date cookies day 4: cranberry orange biscotti day 5: peppermint pinwheel cookies day 6: corn cookies day 7: chocolate-ginger crinkle cookies day 8: chocolate macarons day 9: gluten-free shortbread bars day 10: coconut lime shortbread cookies day 11: porlos testa day 12: oatmeal raisin cookies day 13: shortie bars day 14: snickerdoodles day 15: brown sugar shortbread day 16: traditional east coast cookie day 17: oolong tea cookies

Linda is another blogger friend with an exceptionally beautiful blog. If you've never visited her at The Urban Mrs, you definitely need to get over there as soon as posslble!

This is also Linda's second year taking part in the Cookie Advent Calendar (you can check out her delicious Cranberry Lime Shortbread Cookies here).

I was really excited when Linda submitted this recipe. I'm a huge tea fan and have been trying to incorporate it more into my baking and cooking (ie. Earl Grey cupcakes, green tea ice cream) but I've never used Oolong tea as an ingredient, so I'm definitely going to be trying this recipe!

Besides her blog, you can also connect with Linda by visiting:
Facebook: The Urban Mrs
Twitter: @TheUrbanMrs

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guest post by Linda from The Urban Mrs

oolong tea cookies


6 tbs butter
1.5 - 2 tsp oolong tea powder
sea salt
9 tbs powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
1.5 tbs olive oil
1 cup + 2 tbs all-purpose flour


Combine butter, oolong tea powder, and sea salt. Mix it together, then add the sugar and yolk. 

Combined well.

Add olive oil and flour to the bowl and mix it.

On a wax paper, divide the dough into 2 parts and roll each part into a log. Wrap and put it in the fridge for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Carefully, slice the dough into a thin slice and bake for 12-14 mins.

The recipe and all photos used in this blog post belong to Linda / The Urban Mrs and should not be reprinted without her express permission.

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