For the cookie:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, sift together the flour and salt. Set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter and sugar until just combined. Add the vanilla. Gradually add in flour mixture on low just until the dough starts to come together. Dump onto a piece of plastic wrap and flatten to a disk. Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
Servings: Over 8
Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened. Stir frequently.
Heat cider with cinnamon sticks just until boiling. Off heat, steep tea bags in cider and cover for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and cinnamon sticks.
Recipes: Copyright © 2011 Carla Hall