Winter Tea-Time Snacks Recipes

Red Rose Winter Tea-Time Snacks Recipes

Winter Tea-Time Snacks Recipes

When the winter air chills outside, it is simply blissful to wrap up in a cozy duvet and enjoy the warm comfort of a hot cup of tea. After the rush and busyness of the holidays, winter is the time for quiet reflections. Take a moment to write a letter, read a poem, or simply sit by the glow of the soothing fire with a steaming cup of tea.

Here are some simple recipes for tea time snacks that are sure to delight.


Serving Size: 12

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  1. Preheat oven to 325° F (160° C). Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. In small saucepan, pour boiling water over tea bag; cover and brew 5 minutes. Strain and cool.

  2. In large bowl, combine almonds, flour, sugars, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Stir in 1 egg beaten with oil and tea. On baking sheet, shape dough into 10 x 3-inch (25 cm x 8 cm) log. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool completely.

  3. With serrated knife, cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch (1 cm) wide slices. Arrange slices on their sides on same cookie sheet. Continue baking about 30 minutes, turning once, or until crisp and golden brown. Let cool completely.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C). Grease 9x5x3-inch (2 L) loaf pan; set aside.

  2. In 1-quart (1 L) saucepan, bring water and cranberry juice to a boil. Remove from heat and add tea bags; cover and brew 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and squeeze; cool.

  3. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, with electric mixer, beat sugar and Imperial Margarine until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cooled tea mixture. Gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended. Stir in cranberries and walnuts. Turn into prepared pan.

  4. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. On wire rack, cool 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.