Old Fashioned Tea Cakes Recipe

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Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

Janis McRae


My Dad loved tea cakes. They were his favorite cookie. This recipe is from his mother...my Gramma Sarah. Unfortunately she died before I was born, but I heard wonderful stories of her from my Grampa Joe and my Dad, aunts and uncles.

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1/4 lb
butter (1 stick)
1 c
1 1/2 tsp
3 c
flour, sifted
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter, adding sugar gradually. Mix thoroughly. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Stir in vanilla. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add to the butter mixture. Knead thoroughly. Chill dough. Roll out on a floured board unti thin. Cut out cookies. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool thoroughtly before storing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies