Tea bag cookies

Lemon cookies shaped into tea bags are a fun little treat to enjoy this winter.

They are really fun to make and look way better than your regular Christmas cookies! They can also be a great Christmas gift that will definitely impresses the recipient.

Drinking tea in the coziness of your home and snacking on these delicious cookies sound so good. Because what is tea without a great cookie?! And these are really practical to dunk into some hot tea or cacao.

They are really crunchy, lemon gives them amazing flavour and the chocolate covered part makes them irresistible. We used lemon zest and lemon juice for the cookies, so they are bursting with lemon flavour. These lemon cookies are the perfect afternoon treat. They are also really easy to make and don’t take a lot of time.

We are huge lemon lovers, so we really enjoy making lemon desserts. They taste so refreshing! You can also check out our recipe for amazing raw lemon cake.

Reducing single use plastic

We covered the dough with over reusable lids when refrigerating it, to reduce our single use plastic waste, since we used to cover it with plastic foil.


Tea bag cookies



  • 250 g flour
  • 80 g margarine
  • 40 g coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 25 ml water
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 30 ml lemon juice
  • 1 vanilla sugar
  • dark chocolate


  • Mix all of the dry ingredients together (flour, coconut sugar, vanilla sugar, baking powder and lemon zest).
  • Add lemon juice, water and margarine and mix it well together.
  • Put dough in a fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough.
  • Cut it into rectangles in the size of a tea bag. And cut away two upper corners to make it look like a tea bag. And make a hole with a toothpick in the middle between these corners that are cut away.
  • Put cookies on a pan and bake them for 15 minutes on 180C.
  • Let them cool down and dunk the bottom into melted chocolate.
  • Put strings through all of the holes.
  • Stick the end of a string together and add a small paper with some christmas pattern at the end.

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