Old Fashion Tea Cakes

Brenda Jucknies


This cookie recipe was handed down to me by my mother and they are the bomb! Never have shared this recipe, but i enjoy this site so much and so I wanted to share such a great and yummy recipe!


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  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    capful vanilla
  • Icing
    powdered sugar
  • ·

How to Make Old Fashion Tea Cakes


  1. Beat together Crisco, sugar, egg, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Add 2 cups flour, cream of tartar, soda and capful of vanilla. Roll dough out on a floured surface with rolling pin that has been floured and not to thick as they rise big and use your favorite cookie cutter. Bake at 350 until a light golden brown. Icing: After cookies cool, ice with a mixture that as been mixed real well of powdered sugar and enough milk to make it spreadable on cookie, but not to thick. And ice and let set till icing has hardened and not sticky.

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About Old Fashion Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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