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Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=375405

Ingredients

  1. 1 c. butter
  2. 2 c. sugar
  3. 4 eggs
  4. 1 Tbsp. milk
  5. 1 tsp. nutmeg
  6. 1 tsp. vanilla
  7. 4 c. flour (sifted 3 times)
  8. 3 Tbsp. baking powder

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  3. Add milk, nutmeg and vanilla.
  4. Sift flour and baking powder together and combine with other mixture.
  5. Add enough additional flour to roll out and cut.
  6. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in oven at 325° for 15 minutes.
  7. Yield: approximately 4 dozen.
  8. Happy eating!