The name is a mouthful, and so are the cookies.  You will want to make them for yourself, your family and your guests again and again!

Recipe

Ingredients
•    2/3 cup, 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour and 1 Tbs ground Rooibos
•    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
•    1/8 teaspoon baking powder
•    1/4 cup butter, softened
•    1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons white sugar
•    1/4 egg
•    1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1.    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, stir together flour, Rooibos, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
2.    In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
3.    Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.

Video by Mark Stout Photography

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Watch how we create our delicious blend of Chai tea and apple cider for a delicious hot beverage!

You can order Chai tea online at www.Wystonestea.com or, we also have Chai Cider Kits at the cafe that include Chai tea, apple cider and a recipe card for just $15.00.  Wystone’s is located at: 7323 W. Alaska Drive, Lakewood, CO in the Belmar Shopping Center

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If you watch no other holiday drink recipe show, watch this one.  This drink is an absolute must for your holiday parties!  Your guests will never forget the incredible taste sensation of Hot Chocolate made with Pu-erh and Baileys!  Visit WystonesTea.com to get your supply of Pu-ehr tea now!

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Pu-erh Hot Chocolate Recipe

1 Ea.          Button Wystone’s Black Pu-erh tea

1 Cup         Milk of your choice ( 2%, Skim or Soy )

2 Oz.          Chocolate syrup of your choice

1 Oz.          Irish cream, optional

Whipped cream for garnish

  1. Steep one button of Wystone’s Pu-erh tea for 7 minutes with 200 degree water.
  2. Heat milk and combine with steeped tea.
  3. Wisk in chocolate syrup and Irish Cream.
  4. Pour into a large mug, top with whipped cream and garnish with grated chocolate and a touch more chocolate syrup.

Wy Livingston, Chef Mark Kalix, and Mixologist Tony Boyer discuss how they are going to impart the smoky flavor of Lapsang Souchong tea to holiday foods and drinks.  Lapsang Souchong tea is available at WystonesTea.com

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Mixologist Tony Boyer and Wy Livingston show how to make a Dirty Smoky Martini using Lapsang Souchong tea.  This tea is available online at WystonesTea.com

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Recipe – Dirty Smoky Martini

Steep 1/2 teaspoon of Lapsang Souching tea in 4 ounces of water

To a shaker, add ice and the following 3 ingredients:

Use 1 jigger (2 oz) of your favorite Vodka or Gin

Vermouth splash (optional)

I tsp to 1 TBS of Olive juice

Rim glass with bacon grease (optional, but provides big flavors). Pour contents of shaker into a martini glass.

Garnish: I cube of smoked gouda cheese on a toothpick with an olive, Orange zest, and 1/2 strip of well-done bacon. The bacon strip should stand up in the glass.

Tea recipe is good for 4 cocktails. Enjoy!

 

Wystones Tea owner Wy Livingston, Chef Mark Kalix and Tea Mixologist Tony Boyer introduce the featured tea for the month of October, Honey Spice Rooibos tea.  Be sure to also watch the videos on how to prepare a simple and sensational latte using rooibos tea, and a mouth watering Butternut Squash Soup also using rooibos tea.

All of the teas featured on our shows are available at www.WystonesTea.com

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Wy Livingston and Chef Mark Kalix demonstrate how to prepare a sensational and easy latte using Honey Spice Rooibos Tea as the main ingredient.  Discover how to get more of the great health and nutritional benefits of rooibos tea.  Several varieties of rooibos tea are available at www.WystonesTea.com.

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Honey Spice Rooibos Latte Recipe

Ingredients
1 Tsp of Honey spice Rooibos
1/2 Cup milk
Directions
1. Brew 1 tsp of Honey Spice Rooibos in a Smart Tea Maker for 7 minutes with hot but not boiling water.
2. While you are waiting for your Rooibos to brew microwave a half cup of milk until hot and pour into a blender.
3. Blend the milk on a high speed to froth the milk.
4. Strain the Rooibos into a glass and place the frothed milk on the top of the drink.
5. Garnish with cinnamon or nutmeg.