Yerba Mate’ Tea Cookies

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  • 1/4 cup of sugar plus 2 tablespoons
  • 3 tablespoons of ommate’ Machaite’ lightly toasted and ground in a mortar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1/4 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/4 candied ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup of unstilted butter, cold, and cut into 1/4 inch cubes

In the bowel of a stand mixer combine 1/4 cup sugar, Yerba Mate’, vanilla, flour, powered sugar, and salt. Once combined, add heavy cream, molasses, ginger and butter. Beat on speed 2 until dough forms.

Roll dough into a log 1-1 1/2 inches in diameter. Roll in remaining sugar and freeze for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Slice cookies 1/3″ thick, place on baking sheet with baking mat or lightly oiled, and cook for 15 minutes, or until crisp and golden.

Allow to cool completely on baking sheet.

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