Elegant Tea Cakes


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Ingredients

1 c
granulated sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
cream
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder

Directions

1
In a bowl, cream butter with sugar until very light.
2
Add well beaten egg, cream and vanilla.
3
In a separate bowl, sift flour with baking powder; add creamed mixture and blend well.
4
Roll dough into a log and wrap in aluminum foil.
5
Chill overnight, or in freezer for 2 hours if rushed for time.
6
Preheat oven to 350.
7
Remove dough from refrigerator, slice very thin and place on greased cookie sheet.
8
Bake 5-8 minutes at 350.
9
Variations: For various holidays decorate with colored sugar, beads or icing and or substitute almond or lemon extract for the vanilla to vary the flavor.