These Cookies are sweet, delicious, and great for a tea party! From French macarons to crisp biscotti to soft ricotta cookies, there are lots of sweet treats to indulge in.
Best Cookies For Tea
Not to be confused with macaroons which are made with sweetened coconut, macarons are made with ground almonds, are available in many flavors, and are often brightly colored. This recipe includes 16 different flavors so you can try a few!
These bite-sized cookies are typically served over the holidays. They have a delicious almond flavor and are delightfully crisp.
If you love soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies, give this recipe a try! It uses basic ingredients that you’ll likely have on hand, and only take about 30 minutes to make.
If you love chocolate eclairs, this recipe is for you. You’ll only need 6 ingredients and they’re ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes! Serve them at your next casual get-together!
Anise has a flavor that’s similar to black licorice. These classic Italian cookies are topped with a sweet glaze and take about 30 minutes to make. Enjoy them with hot coffee or tea.
Butter Cookies are a holiday favorite and these Italian butter cookies don’t disappoint! They’re buttery, soft, and can be decorated to suit the occasion.
This is a delicious 4-ingredient recipe that’s ready in just 15 minutes. Perfect for school snacks, take-along treats and gluten-free diets. It doesn’t get any quicker or easier than this! Just mix, bake and enjoy.
These classic thumbprint cookies combine soft, buttery shortbread cookies with your favorite fillings, perfect for a tea party!
These shortbread cookies are coated in crystal sugar, giving them a crisp and sweet texture. Enjoy them as a snack with a cup of hot coffee or tea!
These miniature sized waffle cookies are rich, sweet, and versatile! Top them with chocolate or caramel sauce, or fill them with ice cream to enjoy as ice cream sandwiches!
These cookies have a gorgeous crackled exterior and are moist and tender on the inside. If you’re a fan of chocolate, you’ll love the rich flavor.
These delicate cookies are ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes! Serve them with hot tea for a delightful snack.
You’ll only need a handful of basic ingredients to make these cookies. They’re both crunchy and soft, and are delicious served with a cup of coffee.
You won’t be able to resist the creamy chocolate filling of these Italian sandwich cookies. They’re made with roasted hazelnuts and aren’t too sweet. Enjoy them with hot coffee or tea!
Light and flaky, these cookies are made with puff pastry, butter, and sugar. Add a pinch of cinnamon for a touch of extra flavor!
Dainty and delicious, madeleines are flavored with vanilla and lemon. They’re made with ingredients you probably have on hand, and are elegant enough to serve to guests!
If you love lemon-flavored cookies, this is the recipe for you. These Italian cookies practically melt in your mouth! They’re buttery, crispy, and are topped with a tangy lemon glaze.
You’ll love the crunch of these classic Italian sesame cookies. They take about 40 minutes to make and are sure to impress your family and friends.
Best Cookies for Tea: Macaron Recipe
- 2 egg whites
- ¾ cups blanched almond flour
- 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch of salt
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- ¼ cup butter unsalted and softened
- 1- ounce cream cheese softened
- 1 teaspoon milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Make the Macarons
- Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside. fix the whisk attachment to your stand mixer before proceeding.
- In a stand mixer bowl, add the egg whites and mix at high speed. Add the vanilla extract, cream of tartar and salt. Wait for the mixture to become foamy, then slowly add the granulated sugar, and continue mixing for another 5 minutes.
- In a different bowl, sift the almond flour and powdered sugar and mix well.
- In a separate bowl, add the egg white mixture. Add a third of the almond flour/powdered sugar mixture and use a rubber spatula to fold until you don’t see any more flour patches. Add another third of the almond flour/powdered sugar mixture and repeat the folding, and do it again with the final third of the almond flour/powdered sugar mix. The result should be similar in texture to brownie batter. Take care not to overmix.
- Add the finished mixture to a piping bag with a round tip, and pipe out 1-inch mounds of the batter onto the previously prepared baking sheets, leaving a minimum of 2 inches of space between each mound.
- Tap the sheet on the counter a few times to remove the air particles in the batter, and leave the macarons to dry for 40 to 50 minutes at room temperature.
- Preheat an oven to 300°F, and bake for 15 to 18 minutes before removing them and letting them cool down to room temperature.
Make the vanilla buttercream filling
- Add all the filling ingredients into a bowl and mix until light and creamy.
Assemble the macarons
- Turn half of the macarons on their back sides.
- Scoop the filling mixture into a piping bag and fill the back sides of half of the baked macarons.
- Place the remaining half of the macarons on top of the filled ones to complete the macaron assembly.