Grammy Mandarano's Old Fashion Tea Cakes

Grammy Mandarano's Old Fashion Tea Cakes Recipe

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Jo Burts

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When my neice Dee and I were young
(well I was Young she was very small) my mother use to bake these Tea Cakes. I can still close my eyes and smell the aroma in the house. It became a Christmas Tridation for us to help her make these devine cookies I can remember Dee with flour on her little face and sweet little hands.Now it is a tradition for me and my grandchildren.

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★★★★★ 2 votes

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Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    crisco shortening
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 3 c
    gold metal flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Grammy Mandarano's Old Fashion Tea Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at a time. Add salt and vanilla. Last add flour and knead dough on floured surface. Cut with cookie cutter and bake at 325 degrees for 8-10 min. Enjoy !!
  2. If you bake these cookies 10 min. the will be a little hard . I like to bake a few like that for my husband and I to soak in our coffee. My children and grandchildren love them chewy. Jim's (my Husband)favorite way is hot out of the oven.

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About Grammy Mandarano's Old Fashion Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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