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Symbolic Bonus (Tea Cookies)

Lucky you, lucky you!  You found an alien symbol in your tea leaves!  Enjoy these cookies with all of your luckiness and tea.

Tea Cookies

1 1/2 sticks butter, salted (best quality), room temperature

1/2 cup + 3 Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. salt

3 egg yolks

1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

2 cups four

4 ozs. dark chocolate, finely chopped in food processor

Combine butter, sugar and salt in a stand or handheld mixer.  Blend in egg yolks and vanilla.  Add flour on lowest speed until mixed in.  Blend in chopped chocolate. Form dough into 2 logs (about 10 inches each).  Wrap in plastic and chill overnight.

When ready to bake, heat oven to 325 degrees.  Line baking sheet with parchment paper.  Cut each log into about 15 cookies.  Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool completely before eating.

tea cookies by Akuokuo Vallis

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