The Best Tea Party Cookies Ever–Child Votes are In

November 12, 2008 at 9:02 pm 5 comments

When you can’t find the recipe book or recipe you need for a favorite dish, let me just tell you that posting it on your blog is a life saver!

So, this is a totally UNofficial vote, but when even the boys want “more of those cookies you make last year–they were AWESOME!” even when they look THIS girly?  You know you had a hit.

I’ve been looking all week for the recipe to these wonderful “tea cookies” I made last year.  It’s a great base cookie, almost like a more flat sugar cookie (but a different texture more along the lines of tea cookie), great for loading ice on!  Very light tasting dough.  All the kids and everyone coming to the party wants them again!  How crazy is that? All her friends are begging her to have “another tea party”.

I’m going to try to see if I can make the dough ahead of time and perhaps make the cookies on Friday, then decorate on Saturday to cut down on legwork.  Not sure if the freshness will by 100%, but my sanity should be!

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I have a recipe for “friendship punch” I’d like to try this year, though Goldy made up her own punch last year, and it was good, too, loaded with ice cream on top.  Not all the girls likes “tea”, so that was a great option to have available IN ADDITION To the tea if you are going to have a “tea party” with total crowd pleasing success.

Let me know if you try them and what you think!

Again, here is the recipe link on this site:  (The Best Tea Cookies Ever).

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. bellissimanh  |  November 12, 2008 at 9:42 pm

    They’re so pretty! You’re a talented lady!

  • 2. Cindy  |  November 12, 2008 at 11:01 pm

    These look so good!

  • 3. Kimberly  |  November 13, 2008 at 5:11 pm

    I will be glad to try them. Uh, do you deliver?

  • 4. Misty  |  November 13, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    I’m am SO not a decorator. I am queen of drop cookies, though 🙂 They look scrumptious!

  • 5. Saturday, Party Day « M A G N A N I M I T Y  |  November 15, 2008 at 4:35 pm

    […] The cookies were a hit again this year…I found that they preserved well overnight, a huge plus.  Goldy helped decorate them some.  I totally recommend the Pampered Chef decorator.  AND the new color gels for icing at Kroger.  Man, the bright pink, orange, lime green, lavender…SO easy now.  I don’t even wash the decorator stuff, I just change the tip and the color at the same time, do a bunch of random stuff until it’s empty, then throw a new color in.  The colors bleed together in a sort of tie-dye effect.  It really it easy.  She even got it the first time…just needed some supervision to keep the icing on the cookies, not falling off edges. […]

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