As Mother's Day approaches, the search for the perfect gift begins. This year, why not skip the traditional bouquet of flowers or generic box of chocolates and opt for something truly special? How about these buttery shortbread cookies infused with the rich, floral notes of Earl Grey tea, adorned with edible pansies delicately glazed on top. Sounds delightful, doesn't it? These Earl Grey shortbread cookies make the perfect gift to honor the incredible mothers in our lives.

A Symphony of Flavors: Earl Grey Infusion
Shortbread cookies are beloved for their rich, buttery flavor and tender texture. But why settle for ordinary when you can elevate them to extraordinary? By infusing the cookie dough with Earl Grey tea leaves, you introduce a whole new dimension of flavor. The aromatic essence of bergamot in Earl Grey tea adds a subtle citrusy note that beautifully complements the buttery richness of the shortbread. With each bite, Mom will be transported to a realm of sophisticated indulgence, savoring the exquisite marriage of tea and butter.

A Touch of Elegance: Glazed Pansies
Now, let's talk about presentation. We eat with our eyes first, and these Earl Grey shortbread cookies are as beautiful as they are delicious. Picture-perfect pansies, delicately glazed onto each cookie, add a touch of elegance and whimsy. Not only are pansies visually stunning, but they are also edible, making them the ideal decoration for these delectable treats. The vibrant hues of purple, yellow, and white create a feast for the eyes, making these cookies a delightful gift for Mother's Day.

Brew a pot of Mom's favorite tea, arrange a plate of Earl Grey shortbread cookies, and create cherished memories together. These simple moments of connection are the most precious gifts of all. With their exquisite flavor, elegant presentation, and heartfelt sentiment, these decadent cookies embody the essence of love and appreciation. So go ahead, spoil Mom with a taste of luxury and watch as her face lights up with joy and gratitude. After all, she deserves nothing less than the very best.

Mother's Day Floral Cookies

Look no further for a delicious treat for Mom. Enjoy these delicate, buttery shortbread cookies infused with the rich, floral notes of Earl Grey tea, adorned with edible pansies delicately glazed on top.
Course Dessert


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. Teabloom's looseleaf Earl Grey tea
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • Wash thoroughly your favourite edible flowers. Place them flat inside a paper towel or a piece of paper and put it in a book. Put aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit. In a blender or a food processor add the flour and tea. Blend until the leaves are smaller.
  • Add salt, butter, sugar and vanilla and pulse until all mixed together.
  • Take the dough and wrap it in cling wrap. Place it in the fridge to cool.
  • Meanwhile, take confectioners sugar and water and make a glaze for the flowers
  • Take the dough from the fridge, and roll it out at 1/2 inch thickness. Use your favourite cookie cutter and place them on a baking sheet. Cook for 12 minutes.
  • Once the cookies have cooled down, take the glaze and start brushing it on the cookie. Place the flowers on top and put more glaze to seal it. Let it dry and enjoy!


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