Me-maw's Tea Cake Cookies

Me-maw's Tea Cake Cookies Recipe

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Teresa Stroud


Cookies we would still fight over as adults. So delicious and brings back so many memories of our grandmother.


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Makes six dozen
30 Min
15 Min


  • 3 c
    sugar (plus 1/2 cup more for crispy cookie)
  • 2 c
    butter (some use oil)
  • 5 c
  • 5
  • 4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Me-maw's Tea Cake Cookies


  1. Cream butter gradually adding sugar. Add eggs one at a time, slowly adding other ingredients with vanilla last.
  2. The cookie dough should be divided to form balls of 2 cups size or so that are then rolled out to be about 1/4" thick and cut with circle cutters. (Or you can roll dough into quarter size balls and flatten out on cookie sheet)
  3. Cookies should be baked in a 400 degree oven on a lightly greased cookie sheet for about 10 minutes until lightly golden.

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About Me-maw's Tea Cake Cookies

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Cookies, #tea cakes

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