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Tea Cookies

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Recipe Information

Recipe Created By: Idiopteryx


1 Tbsp canola oil
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp xanthan gum
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
dash salt
1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tea bags
1 cup + 1 Tbsp hot water


Cut open two teabags, add to the hot water to make tea.

Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.

Add oil, vanilla (optional); mix.

Add tea (including tea leaves); mix to thick pancake-batter texture.

Drop large round spoonfuls onto baking sheet, spaced apart.

Works best with either nonstick tin foil or a lightly-greased pan or the cookies will probably stick.

Bake at 275 - 300 °F for 15 minutes or until cookies start to brown around the edges.


These end up more like sort of round flat cakes, soft instead of crunchy.


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