Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Oh-so-English and very posh, our best-selling Earl Grey blend is essential for High Tea. Follow this recipe to turn your Earl Grey tea tags into an adorable tea-inspired treat!
Earl Grey

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Preparation

  1. Cover two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. 
  2. Cream the butter and sugar. 
  3. Stir in flour and salt, mixing until just combined. 
  4. Dump dough onto a sheet of plastic wrap; wrap and smash into a 1-inch thick disk; refrigerate for 30 minutes. 
  5. Roll dough out on a piece of floured parchment paper to 1/4 inch thick. 
  6. Cut out rectangles of about 1.75 inches x 2.25 inches. 
  7. Cut the two top corners off of each cookie, then use a straw to punch a hole in the cookie for the string. 
  8. Use a spatula to place cookies on a baking tray 1 inch apart. 
  9. Refrigerate the cut out dough for 15 minutes. 
  10. Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  11. Bake the cookies for 7-9 minutes until lightly golden; set aside to cool. 
  12. Thread string and cut out tea tags; Using double-stick tape or a glue stick, fold and stick sides of paper together. 
  13. Serve and enjoy!