me-maw's tea cake cookies

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By Teresa Stroud
from Groves, TX

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

serves Makes six dozen
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For me-maw's tea cake cookies

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