Back-Home Tea Cakes

Ingredients

1/2 cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
1 tablespoon Baking powder
1/4 cup Milk

Preparation

1
Cream shortening; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, mixing well.
2
Cover and chill 2 hours.
3
Work half of dough at a time, and store remainder in refrigerator. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2-inch cookie cutter; place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Sprinkle with sugar. Cool.
4
Yields 3dozen. Mary Lou Adkins, Sulphur, LA.

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Yield:

36.0 servings

Added:

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - 12:49am

Creator:

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