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Chocolate Tea Cookies

Submitted by: betsy moore

These tasty cookies combine the rich tea-flavored chocolate ganache with a crispy cookie, perfect for a light dessert or afternoon tea time.

Prep Time: Prep time: 10 min. Cook time: 10 min. Cool time: 1-2 hours
Serving Size: makes 3 dozen
  • 1 1/4 c. heavy cream
  • 8 oz. dark chocolate
  • 5 tsp. green pekoe tea┬áleaves
  • 1/2 tsp. Ceylon cinnamon (or 1/4 tsp. of a stronger cinnamon)
  • box of Nilla Wafer cookies
Chop the chocolate and place in the bowl of your mixer. Add cinnamon. Set aside.
Bring heavy cream and tea leaves to a boil. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 min. Return to heat and bring back to a boil.
Pour the heavy cream through a strainer into the bowl of chocolate, straining out the tea. Let sit for 2 min. Whisk until chocolate is melted.
Let sit for 1-2 hours until ganache reaches room temperature. Using a medium speed on the mixer, mix until soft peaks form. Using a pastry bag, pipe a nice dollop on top of each vanilla wafer. Refrigerate until served.

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