Black Tea-Infused Cookies

Sugar, spice, and everything nice! Our Black Tea-Infused Cookies will blow your mind. This sweet treat is even sweeter with any Red Rose Tea! 

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes 
Serving Size: about 2 dozen cookies 


  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt 
  • 3 Red Rose English Breakfast Tea Bags or Decaf English Breakfast Tea if you prefer it
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar 
  • 2 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger 
  • 1 tsp. ground cardamom 
  • 1/2 tsp. all spice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 
  • 1 cup softened, unsalted butter 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 


  • Preheat over to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Cut open the Red Rose English Breakfast tea bags and add tea leaves to the bowl. 
  • In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, all spice and black pepper. 
  • In the bowl, beat the butter and sugar-spice mixture until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until fully incorporated. Slowly blend in the dry ingredients until just combined. 
  • Using a tablespoon measure, scoop dough and roll dough into balls. Place dough balls on prepared baking sheet about 1 1/2 inches apart. Baking in preheated over for 17 to 20 minutes. Let stand on baking sheet 2 minutes before moving to cool on wire racks. 
  • Enjoy with your favorite cup of Red Rose tea! 
January 16, 2020 — Consumer-Relations Team